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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-council@l.g.o
Cc: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>, Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>, Brian Harring <ferringb@×××××.com>, gentoo-pms@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-council] Re: [gentoo-pms] kdebuild-1 conditionales
Date: Sun, 13 Dec 2009 03:45:02
In Reply to: [gentoo-council] Re: [gentoo-pms] kdebuild-1 conditionales by Ciaran McCreesh
On Friday 11 December 2009 12:43:39 Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Dec 2009 18:34:09 +0100 Ulrich Mueller wrote: > > >>>>> On Fri, 11 Dec 2009, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: > > >> We can considerably shorten this discussion, because it boils down > > >> to the following: PMS is an official Gentoo document, and therefore > > >> it's not upon you to make this decision. > > > > > > Alright. We'll escalate this to the Council then. > > > > No need for that, as it has already been voted on in the 2008-04-10 > > > > council meeting (repeating it, as you've added gentoo-council to CC): > > | The council voted that kdebuild-1 and other unapproved EAPIs could > > | not be in an approved PMS document. The spec isn't a place for > > | proposals or things that will never be submitted for approval by the > > | council. It's a specification, a reference of what is allowed in the > > | main tree. > > 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.
> 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 bunk. -mike


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Re: [gentoo-council] Re: [gentoo-pms] kdebuild-1 conditionales Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>