[packman] Dropping 11.4 and 12.2 repos on Packman

Marc Schiffbauer marc at links2linux.de
Mon Oct 6 07:50:48 CEST 2014

* Carlos E. R. schrieb am 05.10.14 um 22:54 Uhr:
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>On 2014-10-05 09:17, Koko Wijatmoko wrote:
>> On Sun, 5 Oct 2014 08:58:51 +0200 Olaf Hering <> wrote:
>>> No idea about 12.2, but 11.4 is still in active use. So please
>>> keep it.
>> 11.4 EOL for Evergreen...
>> http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-announce/2014-09/msg00002.html
>Yes, but it simply means that the core team is not actively
>maintaining it. They don't remove their repos, and they do accept
>patches and updates. It is up to each repo maintainers to decide if
>they continue patching or not, but they requested that they be no
>(immediately) removed.
>Packman could do similarly: freeze the packages, so that they can be
>downloaded, but not update them, at least for some time. That would
>save the build power mentioned, but remaining installations could
>still get the packages.

Yes, this sounds reasonable to me.

Is there a list somewhere, which Versions are EOL? We should really 
drop versions that are EOL with exceptions like the above.


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