Subject: Re: obsolete lists looking suspect.
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/19/2000 16:07:03
On Mon, Jun 19, 2000 at 09:45:50PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 19, 2000 at 02:23:11PM +1000, Simon Burge wrote:
> > I suspect that in the past, /usr/lib/libm_pic.a and /usr/lib/crtend.o
> > may have been in the base set for alpha, and have since migrated to the
> > comp set. To my way of thinking, nothing that appears in any current
> > set should appear in any other set's obsolete list, correct?
> Yes. It doens't cause any harm but it's useless.
Well, it doesn't cause any harm as long as you don't try to
use the obsolete lists to clean up the files on your machine.
"rm `cat */obsolete.*`" clearly would cause harm in this case.