On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 01:53:32PM -0700, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
I plan to EOL mediawiki for the EPEL releases for EL-4,5,6 due to
packaging newer ones using mediawiki114,mediawiki115, mediawiki116.
There are several ways I can do this:
1) change mediawiki114 to replace mediawiki. Pros would allow people
to keep a package on their system. COns most likely will break due to
linking and changes in package.
2) put out a final mediawiki package with a "Please dont use." in
README and %description.
3) just remove from system.
I need input and help on getting this done.
I like option #1. Are you tracking this in a bugzilla somewhere? I
would be happy to "help" insofar as testing this new package (the
upgrade side-effects mainly).
.. however, I think this provides the best opportunity for a "better"
upgrade path. We could document upgrade hurdles we find either on the
wiki or in a README.Fedora file (or both).