Am Montag, 4. November 2019, 14:59:34 CET schrieb Peter Suetterlin:
Yes, that's one drawback of the way TW handles things, I've been bitten by that several times already. Packages that no longer are in the repo, and are not requested by any other package, get removed.
This, though understandable from distributor side, is extremely inconvenient for people installing (self-compiled) stuff in, e.g., /usr/local.
We all want TW to advance and this policy is *required* to really push things forward.
So either use locks, or convert your local programs to packages with the necessary dependencies.
Packaging pays off for many reasons. Dependency tracking and resolution is, what really sets us apart from other OS. Renouncing this is like using a mowing robot to mow the lawn by hand. ;-)