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RE: non-setup information in setup.hint (was Re: Maintainers/PackagesList, 2003-11-22)
On Tue, 25 Nov 2003, Daniel Reed wrote:
> The current attributes I use in apps.xml are:
> binary-only (no lack-of-source checks)
> ignore-before=X (ignore new versions less than or equal to X)
> ignore-freshmeat (for Cygwin-specific packages)
> maintainer (just the name)
> obsolete (binary-only+ignore-freshmeat+no out-of-date checks)
> related-to=X (the directory this package goes in; libdb4.1-devel is
> related-to db4.1, which is related-to db)
> withhold (do not display in the PPL/MPL)
> Plus, I include URLs, dates for proposals, votes, reviews, etc., but those
> are probably things I should continue to maintain independently.
BTW, another piece of non-setup information that might be useful is an "up
for adoption" (or "orphaned") flag.
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