about orphaning old packages
On 2011-08-04 20:51, Torsten Werner wrote:
> I want to suggest that we start orphaning older packages with no
> reverse dependencies and low popcon values. I think about packages
> like pentaho-reporting-flow-engine and I have generated a list of all
> team maintained packages at
> <http://ftp-master.debian.org/users/twerner/java.txt>. The timestamp
> is the date/time of last modification. The special timestamp
> (2009-11-24 22:27:32.146952+00:00) means older than that. Orphaning a
> package should include a 'dch --qa' changelog entry and move the svn
> tree from trunk to old. Any comments?
I like the idea of getting rid of unused stuff/crap/etc., but I think
orphaning them should be the first step towards getting them removed.
I suspect most of the packages will not be adopted by anyone.
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