Re: Packages still using /usr/doc in unstable
On Mon, 26 Mar 2001, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> > I know you guys are in a hurry during BSPs, but you really must contact
> > maintainers. Just because the bug is old and unfixed, doesn't mean that
> > the maintainer is not aware of and working on a fix.
> > Also, if you make a change, and the maintainer makes an upload shortly
> > after without that change, it will be lost because you couldn't take the
> > time to contact the maintainer.
> And maintainers should mail the BTS when the status of bugs change. A post of
> 'I am working on this, should upload in a week or two' is enough to cause most
> bug stompers to look elsewhere. Unless of course 'in a week or two' was six
> months ago.
No! It is the responsibility of the person doing the NMU to contact the
maintainer. The maintainer is responsible for closing bugs when they are
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