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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] openSUSE dropped packages
  • From: Adrian Schröter <adrian@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 13 May 2013 15:21:09 +0200
  • Message-id: <4807924.VtYD1bJq08@scherben>
On Mittwoch, 8. Mai 2013, 16:35:51 wrote Damian Ivanov:
Thanks Adrian. Though this doesn't work. The command itself seem to work as:
osc log -D openSUSE:Dropped $removed_package
instead of
osc log -D openSUSE:Factory $removed_package

No, I had the later one in mind. :Dropped is just created by some private
script somewhere. But OBS writes the drop reason into the removed package
if used properly.

I tried a few packages from openSUSE dropped though it shows only an
empty changelog. I tried it on BitTorrent, CASA and IPCE

It might be that they got removed at a point of time, where internal
scripts did this in some unclean way.

But check gnuboy for example, you can find reason and request id why and
whom wanted it dropped:

osc log -D openSUSE:Factory gnuboy

2013/5/8 Adrian Schröter <adrian@xxxxxxx>:
On Mittwoch, 8. Mai 2013, 15:54:06 wrote Damian Ivanov:
Hi all,

i read about the openSUSE:Dropped here:

Is there any list or any other way I can see the reason it was
dropped? Also if there are dropped packages because of legal reasons
like stated in that old document they shouldn't even
reside on OBS. Maybe it is possible to create a wiki package with a
complete list of the dropped packages and why they have been dropped
(If the answer to the 1st question is no, I'd like to help with that
wiki page)?

osc log -D openSUSE:Factory $removed_package

should tell.

Adrian Schroeter
SUSE Linux Products GmbH
email: adrian@xxxxxxx

Adrian Schroeter
SUSE Linux Products GmbH
email: adrian@xxxxxxx

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