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From: Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Suggestion related with dropping keywords policy
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2010 12:05:27
Message-Id: 1276776282.22475.4.camel@localhost.localdomain
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Suggestion related with dropping keywords policy by Jeroen Roovers
El jue, 17-06-2010 a las 06:07 +0200, Jeroen Roovers escribió:
> On Fri, 11 Jun 2010 07:39:01 -0400 > Joseph Jezak <josejx@g.o> wrote: > > > Your preferred method is exactly how (as a ppc keyworder) I like to > > see these kind of bugs handled. Dropping keywords makes an awful lot > > more work for us and hurts our users, especially since we're not > > always very prompt at handling bugs. > > Well, reasoning for the HPPA team, which maintains an architecture > that is dying rather more quickly than PPC32 (which still has all kinds > of embedded uses and so on),, in favour of IA64, I'd rather see dropped > keywords than new profile entries, possibly with the keyworded ebuilds > being gradually removed after an OK. That way I can make a choice to > keep a package (set) for a bit or to stop supporting it immediately. >
In that case, could you then consider to un-CC from keywording bugs hppa team is not willing to fix? I think it would help a lot to "clean" the tree of old versions that are been kept as it's the inly keyworded on hppa Thanks a lot


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