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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] openSUSE:dropped?
  • From: Dirk Stoecker <opensuse@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2007 13:13:41 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0703161310370.30611@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 16 Mar 2007, Michal Marek wrote:

> would there be interest for a repository with packages dropped from the
> distribution? My idea is a readonly repository with no build targets
> that packagers could link to (like openSUSE:factory), patch if needed
> and rebuild for newer distributions. I would take care of updating the
> repository in case of security updates.

I don't think that's necessary, as these packages can be included in any
project anyway. I for example have ncompress and pixieplus in my home
project, which both have been dropped by openSUSE distribution.

Getting an old SRPM and restart with it is possible in any case.

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