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From: Ryan Hill <dirtyepic@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Unused ebuild built_with_use cleanup
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 06:06:33
Message-Id: 20091027000702.0c644123@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Unused ebuild built_with_use cleanup by "Petteri Räty"
On Sun, 25 Oct 2009 11:48:39 +0200
Petteri Räty <betelgeuse@g.o> wrote:

> James Cloos wrote: > > When you first psoted this list I noticed some (or several?) live > > ebuilds. Git-9999 is the one I remember. > > > > Those should not get nuked during global cleanups, as they are likely to > > be in active use notwithstanding their keywording or masking. > > > > -JimC > > Their maintainers should be active and switch their ebuilds to EAPI 2. > If they don't have an active maintainer, then do we want to keep live > ebuilds for them around?
Your stated goal was to remove unused ebuilds, which live ebuilds are not, regardless of the status of the maintainer. And I'm pretty sure git has an active maintainer. :P -- fonts, Character is what you are in the dark. gcc-porting, wxwidgets @ gentoo EFFD 380E 047A 4B51 D2BD C64F 8AA8 8346 F9A4 0662

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