What to do if upstream disappears?

Eric Smith eric at brouhaha.com
Fri Jun 24 10:49:18 UTC 2011

On 06/23/2011 06:38 PM, Bruno Wolff III wrote:

> The sirius project web page has vanished and I haven't been able to find
> a new one. Should I comment out the old URL and source0 definitions
> and have source0 just be the archive name?
> Other than needing a DSO linking fix, the game seems to work, so I don't
> see a need to drop the package.
On 06/23/2011 06:23 AM, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Yes. remove the url and add a comment on the spec
I'd suggest commenting out the URL line rather than removing it. (Maybe 
that's what you meant by "add a comment", rather than just a "upstream 
is dead" style comment.)  Even a dead URL is sometimes useful, since 
there may be snapshots in archive.org.


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