[arch-dev-public] Further orphan clean-up

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sat Jan 10 21:12:33 EST 2009

Eric Bélanger wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 6:30 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have had a look at the orphaned packages in preparation for another round
>> of clean-up.  See my summary here:
>> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/User:Allan/Extra_Orphans_CleanUp
>> What is listed is orphans that are out-of-date, fortune-mod packages and
>> games that are orphaned for both arches.
>> Some of the out-of-date orphans are requires for packages which do have
>> maintainers.  I have flagged the packages so have a quick look at the list
>> and see you need them for one of your packages.
>> Allan
> I went over the list. I adopted 2 of these (I removed them from the
> list) and added several comments.
> Important points:
> - Some of these are makedepends from other packages. You should keep
> an eye on that if you're not already doing it.
> - Some of them are depends/makedepends for community packages so they
> should be moved to community. I noticed a couple of these but there
> could be more.
> The i18n stuff should stay in extra. A user is working on updating
> some of them: http://archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-general/2009-January/003197.html

Thank for going through the list.  I realized the out-of-date orphan 
list contained packages that needed to stay as makedeps or deps for 
community but had not looked at that yet.  I was hoping people would see 
packages they needed and adopt them before I had to spend too much time 
on this...


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