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On Sat, 12 Dec 2009 22:45:48 -0500
Mike Frysinger <email@example.com> wrote:
> > And the resolution for that was to make it possible to disable
> > kdebuild-1.
> you were told multiple times that it doesnt belong in the master
> branch and that it should be deleted. if you actually wanted to
> retain it, you could easily create a kdebuild-1 branch.
Uh. No. As per the Council's request, we turned off kdebuild-1 for the
approved generated versions of the spec, and we made it possible to show
kdebuild-1-specific things in a different colour.
22:22 < dberkholz@> ciaranm: you've got your answer. gotta keep the
conditionals, it seems
> > That is not the same as deleting it while there are still
> > users who have kdebuild-1 packages installed.
> the only people who have such packages installed were using an
> unapproved spec with unofficial package managers. as such, it is
> their problem to continue to support the crap and this argument is
So you're telling users who did what the Gentoo KDE project told them
to do that you don't care about them enough to handle the removal in a
carefully controlled manner?