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Re: DEX ancient-patches: where the rubber meets the road

On Wednesday 30 March 2011 23:42:11 Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> * http://people.ubuntu.com/patches/sysvinit-quietinit.patch
>   Debian bug: http://bugs.debian.org/326677
>   Thread: http://lists.debian.org/debian-derivatives/2011/03/msg00052.html
>   I think this patch is unnecessary in Debian, but it was filed in the BTS
>   by someone else (Petter Reinholdtsen), so I was hesitant to close it
>   myself.  Instead, I emailed Petter about a week ago and asked whether he
>   wanted to merge the patch or discard it.  I haven't heard back from him
>   yet.
>   I think this patch is obsolete from a DEX perspective anyway, because the
>   patch is no longer in Ubuntu.  Does anyone feel there is value in
>   continuing to track it, or should we forget about it?

There are probably lots of more important things for the sysvinit maintainers
to work on, and I don't see much benefit in spending time on this patch ...
so I'd say drop it.

Thanks, Kel.

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