Package EOL troubles

Jesse Keating jkeating at
Wed Sep 12 19:17:55 UTC 2007

On Wed, 12 Sep 2007 14:03:02 -0500
Quentin Spencer <qspencer at> wrote:

> Because of an upstream name change, some time ago, I built a version
> of suitesparse, which obsoletes ufsparse, and is now in rawhide. I
> have tried to complete the package EOL process for ufsparse (remove 
> everything and check in a dead.package file), but I can no longer
> commit changes because for some reason I have been removed from the
> ACL. The next step in the instructions was to send an e-mail to 
> rel-eng at requesting removal of the package from the 
> repository, which I did weeks ago, including an explanation of my 
> inability to check in changes to rpms/ufsparse/devel. Also, someone
> else mentioned that ufsparse should be removed from rawhide on this
> list nearly a month ago. The package is still in the rawhide
> repository. Is there something else I should have done?

d'oh, I somehow lost that mail.  I'm blocking it now.  As to the
dead.package, I can probably do that for you.

Jesse Keating
Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?
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