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Old 04-29-2011, 06:40 PM
Mark Loeser
Default gentoo-x86 commit in net-p2p/transmission: transmission-2.12.ebuild

Samuli Suominen <ssuominen@gentoo.org> said:
> On 04/29/2011 09:26 PM, Mark Loeser wrote:
> > "Samuli Suominen (ssuominen)" <ssuominen@gentoo.org> said:
> >> ssuominen 11/04/29 18:13:31
> >>
> >> Removed: transmission-2.12.ebuild
> >> Log:
> >> drop old, broken with stable libnotify
> >>
> >> (Portage version: 2.2.0_alpha30/cvs/Linux x86_64, RepoMan options: --force)
> >
> > When removing an ebuild, please do document it in the ChangeLog.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> no thanks

Everytime you do this you make it that much more difficult for someone
to track down why a dependency just broke, or why a version they needed
went away. You make a changelog entry when you add a version...removing
one is just as important.

This is a policy on the tree that you are needlessly breaking. If you
want the policy changed, then go do that. Otherwise, follow the
policies that are there for a reason. Contrary to what you may think,
you are not special and the rules apply to you as well.


Mark Loeser
email - halcy0n AT gentoo DOT org
email - mark AT halcy0n DOT com
web - http://www.halcy0n.com

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