Change to the orphan and deprecation policy
notting at redhat.com
Mon Jun 27 19:40:23 UTC 2011
FESCo today approved a change to how orphan and deprecated packages are
handled in Fedora.
The prior policy was:
- Packages that have been orphaned for more than three months require
a re-review, regardless of whether or not they have been blocked.
The new policy is:
- Any package that is deprecated (i.e., blocked) requires a re-review
before it can return to Fedora. Orphaned packages do not require
Note that orphaned packages will be deprecated once per release cycle.
For more information, see:
Bill, on behalf of FESCo
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