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Re: Removing orphaned packages from testing

On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 10:23:37PM -0600, Raphael Geissert wrote:
> Lenny is now out, so I think it is time to decide how to proceed with what
> was discussed during DC8. Is the release team still ok with the idea of
> keeping orphaned packages out of testing? how should it be done? via
> severity: serious bugs and, possibly automated, auto removal hints? some
> other way?
> In any case, I think waiting a week since a package was orphaned before it
> is removed should be enough time in case a package is marked as orphaned
> by "mistake".

This was *not* decided during DC8 or anything.  And especially not such a
crude "one week of orphanness is enough time" rule.  After all, they should
be adopted, not dropped at first sight.

Kind regards,
Philipp Kern
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