On Wed, 2020-01-15 at 21:47 -0800, Matt Turner wrote: > Hello, > > It makes me a bit sad to say, having helped maintain Gentoo's DEC > Alpha > port for more than 10 years, that I think it is time to drop our > stable > keywords to ~alpha. > > Stable testing is a valuable service we provide to users. Time > invested > by developers during stabilization has the potential to pay dividends > to > users multiple times over. > > But the presumption in that statement is that the number of users > meaningfully greater than the number of developers. I no longer > believe > this is the case for Alpha. > > As a result, I don't think it's a good use of my time to perform > stable > testing on alpha. > > I plan to keep the profiles "stable" (meaning no depgraph breakages) > but > to change to ACCEPT_KEYWORDS="~alpha". > > Thoughts? > > Matt
Thanks Matt, this will also help developers in cleaning up their packages. I highly support this move.