Removing packages that have broken dependencies in F21 tree
kalevlember at gmail.com
Sat Nov 15 22:19:20 UTC 2014
On 11/15/2014 11:52 AM, Till Maas wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 03:20:03PM +0200, Kalev Lember wrote:
>> To avoid that, I'll file a FESCo ticket next Monday to approve dropping
>> the following packages, unless they get fixed first:
> I can do the mass retirement if there is a final list and decision.
> Did you check that there are not packages listed that were just
> recently broken?
Most of those are longstanding (broken for more than a month), with two
1) gdesklet-SlideShow and gdesklets-citation depend on gdesklets which
appears to have been retired recently;
2) juffed was broken by https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2014-14301/ .
Interestingly enough the update passed the Taskatron depcheck test
there, even though it created a new broken dependency in the repo.
> Also do you propose to retire the package only in F21 or also in
My gut feeling is to retire the broken packages in Rawhide as well, but
it's ultimately up to FESCo to decide what to do.
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