modules removal surprises

David Tardon dtardon at
Sun Nov 11 22:32:03 PST 2012


On Fri, Nov 09, 2012 at 09:51:40AM +0000, Michael Meeks wrote:
> On Thu, 2012-11-08 at 20:51 +0100, Andras Timar wrote:
> > I used migrationanalysis (Professional Analysis Wizard) a few years ago.
> > It created nice spreadsheets and charts about potential document
> > migration problems: " does not support this or that
> > feature". The problem is that even some years ago, it looked outdated.
> > Now it must be completely obsoleted. Document compatibility is getting
> > better release by release. The unmaintaned Professional Analysis Wizard
> > is useless and produces misleading reports. It is a good candidate for
> > removal.
> 	Sounds good to me - added to the ESC list of things to discuss / do
> before 4.0 - I was always personally deeply skeptical of this migration
> analysis thing - but it dates from a bygone binary-file-format era now I
> suspect. I didn't realise we were building or shipping it either ;-)

We do not build it, unless it is done in some roundabout way that
bypasses the normal build system, because no other module depends on it.
Also, a quick look at migrationanalysis/prj/build.lst shows it is


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