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Re: Packages still in Potato located

On Sat, Mar 23, 2002 at 07:56:24PM -0800, Joseph Carter wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 22, 2002 at 06:06:19PM -0500, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > > There are about 150 packages of Woody still located in "dists/potato/".
> > > What happens with these packages, do they stay there when woody is
> > > released or are they transfered into pool before?
> > 
> > These would be packages which have not had a new, non-buggy version uploaded
> > in the 8,000 years since potato was released.  They should probably be
> > examined to see if they have many bugs, and should be removed altogether, or
> > if someone wants to adopt them.
> Some of them just have not required an update since potato was released.
> A couple of them I recognized as being fine as they are.  I do not have
> the list in front of me, but a sweeping generalization is not generally
> wise in this case.

The only "sweeping generalization" that I made was "they should probably be
examined".  What is unwise about examining a bunch of packages to see if
they are in good shape?

 - mdz

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