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From: Doug Goldstein <cardoe@g.o>
Subject: Re: Unused ebuild built_with_use cleanup
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 21:29:22 -0500
On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 4:51 AM, Petteri Räty <betelgeuse@g.o> wrote:
> 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
>
>

I see several of my packages on there as well and there's absolutely
no way you're culling them since they have a definite use since you're
script clearly failed to take into consideration various profiles and
SLOTs. Biggest reason that my packages still use built_with_use is the
lack of the --missing option for EAPI=2.

-- 
Doug Goldstein


References:
Unused ebuild built_with_use cleanup
-- Petteri Räty
Re: Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Unused ebuild built_with_use cleanup
-- Mike Frysinger
Re: Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Unused ebuild built_with_use cleanup
-- Petteri Räty
Re: Unused ebuild built_with_use cleanup
-- Mike Frysinger
Re: Unused ebuild built_with_use cleanup
-- Petteri Räty
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