[oe] busybox recipe isappearances
Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
mickey at vanille-media.de
Mon Oct 27 14:26:50 CET 2008
Am Thursday 23 October 2008 11:39:22 schrieb Florian Boor:
> Phil Blundell schrieb:
> > It's long been my view that we should just add newer ones and leave the
> > old ones alone. There's really no reason to delete old recipes and,
> > even if you check for PREFERRED_VERSIONs in the git tree, there is no
> > real way to know who else might be relying on the version you are about
> > to delete.
> I share this opinion. Since we do not know what people are doing with OE
> there is no way to find out if a recipe is used or not. In fact I can
> imagine a lot of situations in which you might want to use an older recipe.
> Why do we delete old recipes? We do not do this with old software releases.
I think it's really messy and confusing to keep all version of recipes we ever
had. I'd rather keep only major releases. I know, most of that is taste.
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