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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] openSUSE:dropped?
  • From: Stanislav Brabec <sbrabec@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 11:08:59 +0100
  • Message-id: <1174558139.27241.48.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Dirk Stoecker wrote:
> 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.

But the latest pre-drop source is not publicly available, isn't it?
Only the published distribution version is.

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Best Regards / S pozdravem,

Stanislav Brabec
software developer
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