[systemd-devel] Drop systemd-ui

"J├│hann B. Gu├░mundsson" johannbg at gmail.com
Tue Mar 31 08:16:06 PDT 2015



On 03/31/2015 02:58 PM, Michael Biebl wrote:
> When I made the final ConsoleKit release, I added a NEWS entry, saying
> that this software was discontinued and pointing to the replacements.
>
> http://cgit.freedesktop.org/ConsoleKit/commit/?id=af75e100dc4d4fac2e1633aa134e40e390d38918
>
> We could do something similar for systemd-ui. That said, I think there
> is value in simply keeping the repo around.

I dont think there is a problem keeping the upstream git repository as 
an historical artifact if we convey the message that it's no longer 
actively being maintained properly.

And I think we can achieve that via the news file as you propose, as 
well as the readme file for github and arguably a mention in the next 
systemd release.

Then we along with downstream distributions could close all bugs filed 
against it once it has been announced.

JBG


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