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.

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