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FS#72465 - Add a note or tag for deprecated packages

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by G3ro (G3ro) - Monday, 18 October 2021, 18:41 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Monday, 15 November 2021, 19:53 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Web Sites
Status Assigned
Assigned To Jelle van der Waa (jelly)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Description:
I think it would be good to notify users about deprecated projects before installation.

Additionally it would be good to also be able to query it via an API so it could also be visible in pacman and other 3rd party package installers.

E.g. xnoise is deprecated:
https://archlinux.org/packages/community/x86_64/xnoise/

Quote:
"Xnoise development has come to an end, because there is no developer working on this program.
The sourcecode is still available and may be forked under the respective license."

Source: http://www.xnoise-media-player.com/
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