Re: a2ps borders problem after upgrade
On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 09:12:33PM -0800, Marc Wilson wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2004 at 10:58:16PM -0500, Petr Vanek wrote:
> > i am trying to find out what happened with a2ps in unstable. recently
> > after upgrade it does not react to command line switches like
> > --borders=no , so i always print borders and headers even i don't want
> > to. i suspect changes in config files, but am unable to find the new
> > way of setting it up - neither on local man/doc files or a2ps homepage.
> There is no "new way"... as you'll note if you actually bother to look at
> the BTS, there are numerous bugs filed since the maintainer uploaded a
> broken CVS version and then effectively disappeared. IMHO Sarge shouldn't
> release with this mess in it, but I'm not the release manager.
> Step back to the non-CVS version and you'll be fine. You think you need to
> be running unstable, so you know how to do that, right?
I sent the maintainer and debian-qa emails a while ago asking them to
just revert to the N-1 version in sid and put this horribly broken one
in experimental or something.
I'm getting tired of keeping it on hold since September. Can't a DD
simply snag the N-1 version from snapshot.debian.net and fix it?