Re: Bug#595904: grub-pc: bpo request for grub2 with version from debian testing
Colin Watson schrieb am Tuesday, den 07. September 2010:
> On Tue, Sep 07, 2010 at 10:16:53AM +0200, Alexander Wirt wrote:
> > Colin Watson schrieb am Tuesday, den 07. September 2010:
> > > http://backports.debian.org/Instructions/ says:
> > >
> > > Please report bugs that you found in the packages to the backports
> > > mailinglist and NOT to the Debian BTS!
> > I disagree here. I think requesting a backport is a valid wishlist request to
> > a maintainer.
> In that case, please update your instructions to say that.
There is some part about "Please ask the maintainer before you do a backport"
in the doc and I think that the bts is the best way to ask the maintainer.
But I'll clarify that part.
> > In case of grub2 the point is different as it is already on bpo, so
> > the request should got to the last uploader... Oh that is Robert
> > Millan <email@example.com>, isn't he a grub2 maintainer?
If he is no longer interested in maintaining the backport he should speak up
and look for a new maintainer. Otherwise I would remove grub2 from bpo.