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Re: Removing packages without DESTDIR support

* On 2013-10-09 at 17:08 BST, Aleksej Saushev wrote:

> Joerg Sonnenberger <> writes:
> > On Wed, Oct 09, 2013 at 12:14:03AM +0400, Aleksej Saushev wrote:
> >> I strongly object to removal of packages on arbitrary grounds.
> >
> > It has been discussed often enough. It is far from arbitrary.
> Yes, it has been discussed previously, and you have given the same
> arbitrary reasons.
> > You have had enough time to fix packages you are interested in.
> You have had enough time to "fix" them as well.

In a voluntocracy it is up to those who care about these packages to
fix them so that they work correctly, otherwise they should be moved
to wip.

The current situation is untenable, and very confusing to users - it
took me long enough and a number of blind alleys before figuring out
that PKG_DESTDIR_SUPPORT=none was the cause of the problems I was

Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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