[arch-dev-public] pkgstats and repo cleanup

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sat Nov 29 02:00:45 EST 2008

Eric Bélanger wrote:
> 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: 
>> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/User:Allan/Extra_Repo_and_Pkgstats
>> 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 reason.
>> 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.
>> Cheers,
>> Allan
> 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.

Read the sentence above yours...  :P


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