Re: "removed" archive & snapshot.debian.net
At Sat, 26 Oct 2002 09:14:49 -0500 (CDT),
Drew Scott Daniels wrote:
> > see http://ftp-master.debian.org/removals.txt
> > and http://non-us.debian.org/~troup/removals.txt
> I have, I appreciate the list, however I do not agree with all the reasons
> for removals. I also see no package descriptions in the removals lists. If
> I want to look at anything about packages other than their short reasons
> for removal (or long if a bug is listed and not deleted) then I have to
> manually get the package. How can I search "removed" package descriptions
> in the Debian archives, removals.txt, snapshot? I can't without manually
> getting the list of removed packages, putting the package names into
> apt-get lines for snapshot, and then apt-get each of the packages.
If such a removed packages is really required, adopt the package and maintain
it by yourself or find some debian developers to maintain it.