Re: DEX ancient-patches: where the rubber meets the road
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- Subject: Re: DEX ancient-patches: where the rubber meets the road
- From: Kel Modderman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2011 22:03:09 +1000
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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
> I think this patch is obsolete from a DEX perspective anyway, because the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.