RFC: Simply the retirement procedure - trigger on dead.package

Till Maas opensource at till.name
Wed Nov 27 18:46:28 UTC 2013

On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 12:35:13PM -0600, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 19:21:53 +0100,
>   Till Maas <opensource at till.name> wrote:
> >
> >What are your opinions about this? I already checked with Dennis
> >Gilmore, he is ok with this.
> Is there a fail against doing this in released versions? (Unless
> there is a legal reason to do the retirement, we wouldn't want to do
> that for a package in a release.)

It will be done only for Rawhide and Branched (until the Final Change
Deadline) and maybe EPEL if desired. Wether or not to e.g. retire
packages for other releases without blocking them in Koji needs to be


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