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From: "Petteri Räty" <betelgeuse@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Unused ebuild built_with_use cleanup
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 13:10:05
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Unused ebuild built_with_use cleanup by Mike Frysinger
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. > -mike
All developers are required to follow gentoo-dev-announce. If they don't follow that, it can't be expected for them to follow bugzilla either. Regards, Petteri


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