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Re: Need help with revelation

On Tue, 23 Dec 2008 09:10:35 +0100 "PaweB Tcza" <ptecza@uw.edu.pl> wrote:
>Scott Kitterman pisze:
>> On Mon, 22 Dec 2008 21:00:40 +0000 bd@bc-bd.org wrote:
>>>Simply removing the package may be a bad idea, as people who are using
>>>revelation will then no longer be able to access their password lists.
>> Removing the package from the archive won't remove it from installed 
>> systems.
>Hi Scott,
>It's true, but probably not all true :) For example, what about release 
>upgrade? I remember that when I run `do-release-upgrade` command for 
>Ubuntu then I can only agree or disagree to remove *all* packages 
>removed from Ubuntu. I don't know how to save only one package I still 
>need, for example revelation.

Even there it only removes packages where there is a conflict, not just 
because it's out of the archive.

>> If it's dead upstreamam then I'd suggest it ought to go.
>I'm very curious how many debianized sources are dead now. Probably it's 
>not only revelation. Do you want to remove all of them?
>In my opinion it's better to save that packages as long as someone wants 
>to maintain them and they are useful for their users and don't have 
>unrepairabled bugs.
Right, but we don't currently have that.  There's tons of cruft in the 
archive.  Please don't add to it.  It's easy enough to restore it if a 
maintainer appears.

Scott K

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