Re: Bug-squash day (was: Re: Amusing bugreport)
Oscar Levi wrote:
> Speaking of lynching, it looks like a good collection of the important
> and critical bugs are due to packages that are not being maintained
> actively. Doesn't it make sense to prioritize packages such that we
> (Debian) promise that the top-shelf packages will work properly and
> that lower-down packages are the responsibility of the maintainer?
> Stanley Half-bit may have thought that a package was cool, uploaded it
> to bo, and forgotten about it. It would be a shame to delay a release
> because these optional packages have critical or important bugs.
A critical bug on an unimportant package is a sure bet to get that package
pulled from the distirbution so we can release. Already happens.
see shy jo