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From: Jeroen Roovers <jer@g.o>
Subject: Re: Policy for late/slow stabilizations
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2010 05:53:19 +0200
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


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