Gentoo Archives: gentoo-lisp

From: Christian Faulhammer <fauli@g.o>
To: gentoo-lisp@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-lisp] First(1) attempt to clean-up the main tree from obsolete lisp packages (mainly dev-lisp/cl-*)
Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2010 12:16:48
Message-Id: 20100909141649.394da168@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-lisp] First(1) attempt to clean-up the main tree from obsolete lisp packages (mainly dev-lisp/cl-*) by Panagiotis Christopoulos
Hi,

Panagiotis Christopoulos <pchrist@g.o>:
> 2) if you don't have any serious considerations, sending mail to > gentoo-dev about removing these packages ("Last Rites" etc.)and > masking them in profiles
Use gentoo-dev-announce.
> Before anyone starts to complain about the whole thing, please > have in mind that the bug queue of obsolete/problematic packages is > huge and our team gets many complaints from gentoo's QA team. Also, > it's difficult for any of us to prioritize his work/contributions > when he has to deal with so many bugs/old packages.
The plan looks sane. Better start from scratch than having this huge mess in the tree. V-Li -- Christian Faulhammer, Gentoo Lisp project <URL:http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/lisp/>, #gentoo-lisp on FreeNode <URL:http://gentoo.faulhammer.org/>

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