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Re: Removing a package properly ?



In article <Pine.SOL.3.96.981022104119.28554B-100000@sun2.ruf.uni-freiburg.de>, Lars Steinke <steinke@ruf.uni-freiburg.de> writes:
> Hi there, what's the proper procedure to remove a package that has
> become obsolete ?  I wouldn't deem it appropriate to delete it from
> the master ftp directory just like this. Can I control the installer
> via email or do I have to upload a changes file ?

Please read Section 6.2 from the Developer's Reference.  There are
variations for various situations:

     6.        Moving, Removing, Renaming, and Orphaning Packages
     6.1.      Moving packages
     6.2.      Removing packages
     6.3.      Replacing or renaming packages
     6.4.      Orphaning a package

.....A. P. Harris...apharris@onShore.com...<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>


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