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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.