documentation on Bugzilla bug lifecycle/developer procedures?

Krzesimir Nowak qdlacz at
Fri Feb 12 09:53:23 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-02-12 at 10:38 +0100, Till Maas wrote:
> If you need/use it and want to maintain it, you are free to do so. If
> the kernel team knows a better alternative that you should consider,
> then the package should be retired instead of just orphaned and an
> explanation about why it was retired should be added to a dead.package
> file in the CVS devel branch. Usually the latter is not done, so you can
> only ask the previous maintainers. Nevertheless, having a "copy that's
> maintained there" sounds like bad packaging practice.
> Regards
> Till

Maybe it was retired or orphaned because unifdef was superseded by
sunifdef (which is packaged in fedora), which is now superseded by coan
[1] (which is not yet packaged in fedora)?



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