On Fri, May 19, 2017 at 6:38 PM, Patrick Lauer <patr...@gentoo.org> wrote:
> > I "was" package maintainer and relied on these versions. > > If I as maintainer have no control over such things, why am I maintainer, > and why do I need an overlay? > > > ... that sounds exquisitely confused, I have no idea why this discussion > even exists. > > > The elastic stack is moving pretty fast. As you might have noticed, several security issues were fixed during the development, but still we kept really old versions in portage. I'm fine with keeping older branches if they are maintained, but we kept unmaintained branches (for example we had almost 20 versions of elasticseach).