[arch-dev-public] repo cleanup: step 2
belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Tue Feb 12 17:40:32 EST 2008
On Wed, 30 Jan 2008, Eric Belanger wrote:
> This post is to give a status report on the still ongoing repo cleanup. The
> list of the recently removed packages is posted at the end of this message.
> But now I would like to focus more on orphaned core packages:
Here's an updated list (some of these were recently added):
Here's Varun's packages that weren't adopted yet:
> and on orphaned depends (see https://dev.archlinux.org/wiki/Repo%20Cleanup/).
> The list of orphaned depends also indicates what packages depends on these
> orphans and, in some cases, who owns them. As mentionned previously, it
> would be nice if everyone would make efforts to adopt the depends of their
> packages because it is just logical and would surely ease the .so bump
> rebuilds. Of course, anyone is free to adopt any orphans that they wish.
> However, it is possible that some devs already have the maximum workload that
> they can handle so they can't really adopt any or all of their packages'
> orphaned depends. If it's the case for you, let us know. Perhaps someone
> else, who can add to their current workload, would be willing to adopt some
> of these orphans especially if they use the package that depends on them.
> I'm sure we'll be able to split the present orphans workload somehow.
Apart for adoptions of core packages, there wasn't any progress (AFAIK)
related to orphaned extra packages. Can I get more feedback? This should
be our top priority so we can finish up the cleanup/adoption process (at
least for the current orphans).
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