[users] request package removal

Christoph Maser cmr at financial.com
Tue Jun 23 01:05:00 CEST 2009


Am Dienstag, den 23.06.2009, 00:49 +0200 schrieb Max Kanat-Alexander:
> Christoph Maser wrote:
> > Return::Value was a bad idea. i'm sorry that I had it, sorry that I
> > followed through, and sorry that it got used in other useful libraries.
> > Fortunately there are not many things using it. One of those things is
> > Email::Send which is also deprecated in favor of Email::Sender.
>
>       However, Bugzilla uses Email::Send, which is the whole reason it's in
> rpmforge. Bugzilla has a 1-2 year support life (or longer), so even if
> we switched to Email::Sender today (which we won't, because we just
> switched to Email::Send about 2 years ago and I hate to keep changing
> the libraries we're using--particularly when we've finally got this one
> working right--and also I have lots of other things to do), it would
> take 2+ years for all the supported versions of Bugzilla that use
> Email::Send to go away.
>
>       -Max

That is very good reason to decline my request. Is there a bug in
bugzilla bugzilla to get rid of Email::Send?

Chrs


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