Re: Removing old orphaned packages?
* Adeodato Simó <email@example.com> [2005-06-11 23:48]:
> Another option which has been proposed in the past is to remove
> orphaned packages from testing. Here one could be really aggressive
> without too much woe (1 month?), since the packages will remain in
> unstable for a bit.
I think removals from testing but not unstable only makes sense before
the release or when a package is really broken right now. For
packages that have been orphaned for a long time, I think removing
them from the whole archive is the best way, otherwise we just end up
with unstable for a dumping ground for all the garbage.