Package EOL troubles

Quentin Spencer qspencer at
Wed Sep 12 19:21:40 UTC 2007

Jesse Keating wrote:
> 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.

Thank you.


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