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Re: Unpushing broken or obsolete updates from testing

On Friday, 06 July 2007 at 03:37, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Why are updates lingering in updates-testing for weeks when:
> * they are known broken and/or
> * they have already been replaced by a new version, which is already in
>   stable?
> IMHO, that's really what the "unpush" option is for. For example, do we
> really need to have that obsolete Thunderbird RC sitting in testing
> forever when the actual release is already out in the stable updates?
> This also makes it harder to track down the legitimate updates which have
> been sitting in testing for way too long.

This is exactly the kind of thing that should be automated, i.e. run a
script once a week that'd check if there are any obsolete updates in
testing and delete them (notifying the owner perhaps).


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