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Bug#756741: tracker.debian.org: Dead package warning

On Fri, 01 Aug 2014, Christophe Siraut wrote:
> As a Debian developer or other interested party, on a source package
> page I can see a warning if the package has been removed from both
> unstable and experimental repositories.

As a reference, here are samples of the kind of messages that we want to
https://packages.qa.debian.org/p/python2.4.html (completely gone)
https://packages.qa.debian.org/p/python2.6.html (going away)

To make it generic, by default the check should be done on the default
repository only but it should be overridable with a setting
DISTRO_TRACKER_DEVEL_REPOSITORIES listing all the codenames of the
repositories that can contain developement versions of he package
(indicating thus that the package is not dead).

Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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