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Re: packages tree

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2013 16:40:15 -0800

On 01/29/2013 10:04 AM, Ben Reser wrote:
> Should we remove the packages tree? The packages are almost certainly
> terribly out of date. There's been 1 functional commit (not including
> things like URL and license changes from the ASF changeover) since
> 2009.
> To give an example the RedHat rpm packages don't have a rhel-6
> package, the documentation points for rhel-5 points you to a URL that
> is dead and the dev list on tigris.
> Back in the day it made a lot of sense to try and help provide some
> packaging support. But at this point we are well packaged by a
> variety of 3rd parties. So I'm not sure we're really gaining anything
> by having these around anymore.
> If we're not going to keep these things up to date then I think we
> should just remove them.


Received on 2013-01-30 01:40:51 CET

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