Re: Removing packages perhaps too aggressively?
- Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2018 08:20:29 +0100
- From: Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Removing packages perhaps too aggressively?
Jeremy Bicha wrote... > On Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 3:03 PM, Christoph Biedl > <debian.axhn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > Or for example the xmem removal (#733668): > > 4 years ago. So? > > And also give it some time, I'd suggest some two to four weeks. > > I don't think we need to add an artificial delay for package removals > that are approved by the package maintainer. Certainly not. Last year there was a library that no longer had any rdeps, so the maintainer decided to RM it. Too bad someone out there develops software based on Debian. At least I learned rather soon, thanks to some CI that started to report build failures for unresolvable build dependencies. Christoph
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