On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 12:23 PM, Mart Raudsepp <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On E, 2008-11-10 at 13:13 -0500, Mark Loeser wrote:
>> Removing Stable Ebuilds
>> If an ebuild meets the time criteria above, and there are no technical issues
>> preventing stabilization, then the maintainer MAY choose to delete an older
>> version even if it is the most recent stable version for a particular arch.
> Even if that is a package that other packages depend on? Lets say I want
> to delete an ancient version of gtk+, but arch ABC has that as the only
> stable ebuild, while the rest are ~ABC. Do I remove it, as I may, and
> break the whole stable tree of arch ABC, unkeyword hundreds of other
> packages, or I'm just allowed to remove it but should really apply a
> common sense as usual and you don't want to go into details in this
> document?

*MAY* choose - you don't *have* to do it - I'd prefer something along
the lines of, may stablize it - if after a minimum of 30 days - maybe
90 days max - if the arch team hasn't had enough time to stablize
it... when will they ever?

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