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Mike Frysinger wrote:
> 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.
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