[arch-dev-public] pkgstats and repo cleanup
belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Sat Nov 29 01:34:43 EST 2008
On Sat, 29 Nov 2008, Allan McRae wrote:
> Hi devs,
> I have created a table of candidates for removal from the extra repo based on
> <1% usage in the pkgstats results. I have gone through and flagged for
> keeping packages which are i18n, makedepends, or otherwise needed (in pacman
> testsuite, using on gerolde). See the list here:
> There is probably other categories of packages we should keep (e.g drivers)
> and there are some fonts which might be considered i18n related so can you
> all go through the list a cross out the ones to be kept and giving the
> In a couple of weeks time I will remove all the orphaned packages remaining
> on that list and contact the maintainers of the rest so they can decide what
> to do with their packages.
After glancing over the list, I noticed that 2 of my packages were there.
IMO, this list should be restricted to orphans only. Unless you intend to
check if the package if orphaned before removing it.
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