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Re: checking the release-critical bugs



On Wed, Nov 18, 1998 at 05:16:21PM +0100, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> 
> I propose the following bugs should not be marked as release-critical:
> 
> 29480 aic7xxx 5.1.0 breaks AIC-7880 support...
>  Why: we don't use 2.0.35 for the bootdisks, so in general this should not

So your saying that we currently don't use this package for anything?

> 29454 libtricks does not support lchown+alpha fix
>  Why: alpha is not being officialy released, only a `developers
>  release' is done

As long as it does not hurt something which we are releasing I agree
with you on this one..

> 28245 shellutils printf doesn't check write errors
>  Why: this behaviour has been there for ages. It should indeed be fixed but
>       should not be release-critical imho.

Mmm, thats a tough one, does broken for a long time mean it can stay
broken for a while longer? I tend to say no...

> 28248 sed doesn't check write errors
>  Why: same as 28245
> 28249 mawk doesn't check write errors
>  Why: same as 28245

Granted my opinion does not mean much, however another view can never
really hurt...

Zephaniah E, Hull...
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