Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Jeroen Roovers <jer@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Policy for late/slow stabilizations
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2010 03:54:05
Message-Id: 20100628055319.184256a2@epia.jer-c2.orkz.net
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Policy for late/slow stabilizations by "Olivier CrĂȘte"
On Sun, 27 Jun 2010 11:47:49 -0400
Olivier CrĂȘte <tester@g.o> wrote:

> I'd propose waiting a bit longer than 30 days.. Maybe 90 days, and > then just drop the old ebuild. These arches will slowly lose stable > keywords until their stable tree gets to a size that they can manage. > And everyone will be winners. That said, when dropping the old > keywords, you have to be careful to drop the stable keyword on all > dependencies too so as to not drop break the tree for them.
+1 Dead arches need to be allowed to die. jer