On Wed, Aug 12, 1998 at 11:31:15PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote: > Hi, > >>"Stephen" == Stephen J Carpenter <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > > Stephen> The package in question is a bit out of date and I need features in > Stephen> the latest version for my own system, so I needed to upgrade to > Stephen> the latest version...and decided to do it with the packaging system... > > Stephen> is this an imporper reason to do an NMU? > > Nope. But you should ask the maintainer first, and get > permission; if the maintainer is not available (give them a week, > maybe), declare your intentions on debian-devel, and then go right > ahead barring serious objections. ok I e-mailed the maintainer...no response yet. turns out the current version DOES have whaty I need...but doesn't document it (figures :) ) I havn't quite got it working yet anyway on the new version (tho it is fun to play with it...learning things and all) -Steve -- /* -- Stephen Carpenter <email@example.com> --- <firstname.lastname@example.org>------------ */ E-mail "Bumper Stickers": "A FREE America or a Drug-Free America: You can't have both!" "honk if you Love Linux"
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