[arch-dev-public] pkgstats and repo cleanup
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:
>> 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.
> 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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