Re: out of date packages to be removed?
On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 01:19:15PM +0100, Svante Signell wrote:
> On Wed, 2013-03-27 at 11:46 +0100, Michael Banck wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 10:41:50AM +0100, Svante Signell wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2013-03-27 at 09:43 +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > > > Svante Signell, le Wed 27 Mar 2013 09:17:50 +0100, a écrit :
> > > > > On Wed, 2013-03-27 at 01:51 +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > > I was referring to a debian maintainer adding a hurd-specific patch into
> > > sid->testing, that won't happen. These bug reports+patches are just
> > > rotting in the BTS until Wheezy is released. Am I missing something
> > > here?
> > After wheezy is released, those patches will hopefully be applied,
> > the packages built again and they return to the archive.
> If they are removed they have to be re-introduced again after Wheezy.
> What's the practical difference to keeping them cluttering the archive?
> Does this affect the Wheezy release at all?
The practical difference is that they do not clutter up the archive and
we are being nice citizens.