Re: Removing packages perhaps too aggressively?
- Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2018 23:18:28 -0500
- From: Scott Kitterman <debian@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Removing packages perhaps too aggressively?
On Thursday, February 01, 2018 11:56:21 AM Paul Wise wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 3:14 AM, Andrej Shadura wrote:
> > For example
> Here is another example of a low-quality RM bug; removal at request of
> the maintainer, with no reason stated.
> As a result of this, DSA has to resort to stretch or snapshot.d.o for
> out-of-band access to our s390x machines.
As the FTP team member that processed that removal, I can tell you I think
it's perfectly fine. I don't think the FTP team should be in the business of
second guessing maintainers that say their packages should be removed.
If it's important, someone who cares enough should re-introduce the package.