[arch-dev-public] 2017 repository cleanup

Ike Devolder ike.devolder at gmail.com
Mon Dec 18 10:18:36 UTC 2017

On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 10:54:37AM +0100, Bartłomiej Piotrowski via arch-dev-public wrote:
> Hi team,
> Recently I've spent a bit of time on the train so I spent that on
> writing a script (of questionable quality) for generating packages
> cleanup list. The main difference from the "unneeded orphans" report is
> that it also includes orphans that require only other orphans and
> additionally generates possible maintainers for required but
> unmaintained packages.
> The script can be found here[1] and I will probably improve it a bit on
> the next journey.
> Note that it doesn't consider optdepends when checking if orphan is
> needed only by other orphans. Max. 3 packages requiring given orphan are
> listed next to possible maintainer. It also ignores repo hierarchy
> because it's just a theater these days.
> Please look at both lists and adopt what your packages are using or
> you're personally interested in. I will drop whatever makes sense in
> January.
> Bartłomiej


I forgot to adopt lazarus. The rest of the list I still have to check.

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