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From: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>
To: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
Cc: Brian Harring <ferringb@×××××.com>, Christian Faulhammer <fauli@g.o>, gentoo-pms@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-pms] kdebuild-1 conditionals
Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2009 22:06:52
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-pms] kdebuild-1 conditionals by Ciaran McCreesh
1 >>>>> On Fri, 11 Dec 2009, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
3 > Why bother? That's quite a bit of work. Instead, what's wrong with a
4 > gradual, carefully controlled phasing out?
6 Gradually phase it out in Paludis, nobody has anything against that.
7 But who does still need it in PMS? Let's see:
9 > The first step (preventing people from installing any more
10 > kdebuild-1 things) was already done recently, when the genkdesvn
11 > repo was removed.
13 Good, so no ebuild developers will need the kdebuild spec in PMS any
14 more.
16 > The second step (ensuring that people no longer have kdebuild-1
17 > packages installed) can be done with the next major Paludis release.
19 So you also don't need it for the next major Paludis release. And
20 probably you also have better uses for your time than to do bug fixes
21 for kdebuild-1 in minor releases?
23 > The third step (removing it from everywhere) can be left until after
24 > we've given everyone reasonable time to clean up.
26 Users? Who haven't updated since several months? They don't care about
27 PMS at all.
29 Ulrich


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