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From: "Petteri Räty" <betelgeuse@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Unused ebuild built_with_use cleanup
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 09:51:45
Message-Id: 4AE81426.6090106@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Unused ebuild built_with_use cleanup by Mike Frysinger
Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Tuesday 27 October 2009 14:46:31 Petteri Räty wrote: >> Normally old versions are not kept around as already said if you read >> the thread. > > "normal" is not the same thing as "always". unless you're the maintainer, you > have no idea whether old versions are kept there on purpose. ive had people > delete older versions of packages on me simply because they made this invalid > assumption without talking to the maintainer. the rest of the thread is > irrelevant as this point was not made. >
Yes I have no idea. That's why I asked on gentoo-dev-announce for maintainers to tell me if they are kept on purpose so the point was made already at the very start. Regards, Petteri

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Re: [gentoo-dev] Unused ebuild built_with_use cleanup Alexis Ballier <aballier@g.o>
Re: [gentoo-dev] Unused ebuild built_with_use cleanup Doug Goldstein <cardoe@g.o>