pkgsrc-Users archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]

Re: Retirement of Ruby 1.8.7

Miwa Susumu <> writes:

> 2015-02-26 19:37 GMT+09:00 Takahiro Kambe <>:
>> If no one object, I'll remove ruby18(-base) (Ruby 1.8.7) package from
>> pkgsrc before next branch (pkgsrc-2015Q1).
> By the way, ruby 1.9.3 became EOL.
> Do we then retired the ruby 1.9.3?
> Support for Ruby 1.9.3 has ended

Generally, EOL upstream is not enough to decide to remove something.

It's a balance of the pain of keeping it vs usefulness to the set of
pkgsrc-using people, and depends on whether people still using it can be
basically told (fairly) that they are deliquent for not having updated.

Attachment: pgpFsQenu1GOL.pgp
Description: PGP signature

Home | Main Index | Thread Index | Old Index