[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: trends.debian.net updated

On 04/04/20 at 08:09 +0200, Paul Gevers wrote:
> Hi Lucas
> On 03-04-2020 22:41, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> > There are a few things that strike me:
> > 
> > - first, one can see how the number of package in testing decreases
> >   slowly during freezes, as broken packages are removed
> And interesting to see that this hardly happened during the last freeze.
> > - second, it's surprising to see how the number of packages has been
> >   quite stable since the beginning of the buster freeze
> I expect this to be the result of the Python2 support removal which has
> caused lots of packages to be removed from the archive.
> > I keep wondering if we should make an effort to remove from testing
> > packages whose packaging 'style' is clearly outdated, such as packages
> > not updated since 2004 ('beav' is an example)...
> Is there something wrong with those packages? If so, what is it exactly?
> You can file RC bugs for real issues obviously.

Well, no, there doesn't seem to be any serious user-visible issues.

That's why I keep wondering whether it makes sense to just keep all this
technical debt around.


Attachment: signature.asc
Description: PGP signature

Reply to: