[Catalog-sig] disallowing the removal of packages?

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Jul 5 20:46:43 CEST 2011

> On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 8:10 PM, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
>> Am 05.07.2011 19:53, schrieb Martijn Faassen:
>>> On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 7:46 PM, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
>>>> Not at all. I can see the problem you are having. I'm just suggesting
>>>> that you should take an entirely different approach to solving it,
>>>> instead of the one you are heading to (i.e. make the download place
>>>> provide packages "forever").
>>> Heading to? I've been doing this stuff since 2007. :)
>> I think you misunderstood: I was talking about the approach you are
>> heading to (i.e. a download place that provides packages "forever").
>> ... unless I misunderstood, and you have been using such a mirror
>> since 2007.

I take that back. I'm not proposing that you change anything about
the way you work. Instead, I'm just reporting that there are completely
alternative approaches possible at all which don't have the problem you
are trying to solve.


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