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Re: F9 and F8 broken deps report to be phased out

On Fri, Dec 26, 2008 at 02:50:44PM +0100, Michael Schwendt wrote:
>With Fedora 8 reaching EOL soon, I will stop running Extras repoclosure [1]
>for F8 _and_ (!) F9.
>If anybody likes to take over and continue with creating reports for F9,
>feel free to get back to me in case there are any questions. Contrary to
>some rumours, it's not a process that takes hours.

I'll take a look at keeping this going.  I've always found the reports
to be very useful.

>With a distribution getting older, there are more and more updates which
>are published for it without enough prior testing. It isn't any fun to see
>how some packages with broken dependencies are not being fixed for a long
>time, although the package maintainer receives a new report by email
>regularly. Among them are updates and upgrades which have been pushed
>directly into the "stable" repo. F9 now even contains orphaned packages
>which are affected by incompatible dependencies.
>[1] http://mschwendt.fedorapeople.org/extras-repoclosure-modified-latest.tgz

Thanks, I'll take a look at this.


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