[arch-dev-public] Drop the unstable repository

Eric Belanger belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Tue Jul 8 18:08:52 EDT 2008

On Wed, 9 Jul 2008, Grigorios Bouzakis wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 08, 2008 at 04:59:25PM -0500, Aaron Griffin wrote:
>> $ find /home/ftp/unstable -name '*.pkg.tar.gz' | wc -l
>> 35
>> Should I move all these to package-cleanup and remove them from the
>> DB? or does anyone want to move anything to extra?
>> I can do all this cleanup, if someone will let me know - move quickly,
>> I will do all the fun deletion tomorrow, and post some front-page
>> news.
> Theres openoffice-devel that should probably be moved to extra.
> Also i remember that Eric wanted to keep on maintaining the fvwm stuff.
> Then its mostly Tom's packages. mm kernel is long out of date.
> And mplayer-svn that probably should be kept as reading the mplayer
> users ML reveals that the developers dont really intend to release a
> stable snapshot at least any time soon.
> Theres also the reiserfs4 packages.
> Greg

Yes, keep my fvwm-devel package. You can move it to extra. I also use 
gqview-devel so move it extra as well. I'll take it if Damir no longer 
wants it.

Damir has several packages in unstable. I don't know if he still wants 

BTW, mplayer-svn is orphaned. Does anyone want to adopt it? If it's not 
actively maintained, then perhaps we might as well remove it completely.


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