Check for obsolete packages

Peter FELECAN pfelecan at
Tue Oct 22 16:15:07 CEST 2013

Dagobert Michelsen <dam at> writes:

> Hi Peter,
> Am 22.10.2013 um 15:49 schrieb Peter FELECAN <pfelecan at>:
>> Dagobert Michelsen <dam at> writes:
>>> the check for obsolete packages and stub removal is now integrated into the buildfarm:
>>> The scripts are run every day at 4:20 am and generated with the following options:
>>> At the moment the output is pretty short, I suggest there are some minor options
>>> missing, maybe Carsten has a suggestion on options?
>> Not really short. IMHO all this needs a little bit more explanation for
>> those not involved in the project. Have I missed something?
> This is the experimental implementation of "Package rename tracking"
> as described here:
> Basically it is to find out which packages can safely be dropped.
> We need to see how we can integrate this in our workflow.

After you choose a work-flow, please document it, preferably in the
OpenCSW Manual and let people know that it's documented.

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