repo cleanup: step 2
On Wed, 30 Jan 2008, Eric Belanger wrote:
This post is to give a status report on the still ongoing repo cleanup. The
list of the recently removed packages is posted at the end of this message.
But now I would like to focus more on orphaned core packages:
Here's an updated list (some of these were recently added):
Here's Varun's packages that weren't adopted yet:
and on orphaned depends (see https://dev.archlinux.org/wiki/Repo%20Cleanup/).
The list of orphaned depends also indicates what packages depends on these
orphans and, in some cases, who owns them. As mentionned previously, it
would be nice if everyone would make efforts to adopt the depends of their
packages because it is just logical and would surely ease the .so bump
rebuilds. Of course, anyone is free to adopt any orphans that they wish.
However, it is possible that some devs already have the maximum workload that
they can handle so they can't really adopt any or all of their packages'
orphaned depends. If it's the case for you, let us know. Perhaps someone
else, who can add to their current workload, would be willing to adopt some
of these orphans especially if they use the package that depends on them.
I'm sure we'll be able to split the present orphans workload somehow.
Apart for adoptions of core packages, there wasn't any progress (AFAIK)
related to orphaned extra packages. Can I get more feedback? This should
be our top priority so we can finish up the cleanup/adoption process (at
least for the current orphans).
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