Re: Bug#417622: NTFS-3g way too old, can cause data corrumption in rare conditions
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Steve Langasek a écrit :
> On Tue, Apr 03, 2007 at 10:41:39PM +0200, Adam Cécile (Le_Vert) wrote:
>> This software is available in experimental state.
>> Who knows if 1.0.0. doesn't suffer of such critical bugs ?
>> It's too recent to be included in a Debian stable release, morever, have
>> you experiencied any issue with this ntfs-3g version ?
>> I don't think so.... => Invalid.
>> Contact debian-release if you have some serious reason to request
>> ntfs-3g 1.0.0. inclusion into etch.
> From my POV, the question is not whether ntfs-3g 1.0.0 should be included in
> etch (it won't be), but whether the risk of this data loss is significant
> enough that we should consider dropping ntfs-3g from etch altogether for the
> sake of our users' data. Since ntfs-3g didn't ship with any previous
> release, and has no reverse-dependencies in etch, it doesn't seem
> unreasonable to drop it from the release, and that seems to be in keeping
> with our policy of treating data loss bugs with the highest severity?
I'm using ntfs-3g for ages, my corporate does too.
Well, in fact, thousand of people uses ntfs-3g every days and nobody
ever reported data corruption. As the software was still in experimental
state when I packaged it, I added a debconf screen to warns users,
however I thinks it's stupid to drop such a famous and usefull package
(consider nobody reported a real bug on ntfs-3g since it's into the
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