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?