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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Unused ebuild built_with_use cleanup
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 03:02:17 -0400
On Tuesday 27 October 2009 02:07:02 Ryan Hill wrote:
> On Sun, 25 Oct 2009 11:48:39 +0200 Petteri Räty 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.
> >
> > 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

indeed.  you really should file bugs for these instead of deleting ebuilds on 
people who missed a thread on gentoo-dev.
-mike
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