Re: actively notifying users of removed packages
Le mardi 11 mars 2008 à 05:23 -0700, Karl Chen a écrit :
> I would like to bring up the issue of removed packages. I think
> it is problematic that sometimes packages get removed, with no
> automatic transition [a transitional package, or another package
> depending on a replacement package or conflicting with the old
> one], and no active notification to the user.
> Thoughts? What have I missed? Existing solutions or non-problem?
> How can we move towards implementing something like this? What
> other ideas are there for dealing with disappearing packages?
FYI, according to
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=464021 I suppose that
users having subscribed to packages in the PTS should now be notified of
such removals (which used not to be the case, and worried us a great
deal some weeks ago ;)
My 2 cents,
Olivier BERGER <email@example.com> (*NEW ADDRESS*)
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Ingénieur Recherche - Dept INF
Institut TELECOM / TELECOM & Management SudParis