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Re: actively notifying users of removed packages

Karl Chen <quarl@cs.berkeley.edu> writes:

> Hi,
> 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.

aptitude show you a "Obsolete and locally created package" where are
listed package that are not available anymore from debian.

Rémi Vanicat

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