Re: Release-critical Bugreport for December 13, 1998
On Sun, Dec 13, 1998 at 09:30:03AM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
> Oliver Elphick wrote:
> > BugScan reporter wrote:
> > >Bug stamp-out list for Dec 13 00:03 (CST)
> > >Package: dupload
> > >Maintainer: Heiko Schlittermann <email@example.com>
> > > 30202 dupload: logs completion even if upload fails
> > dupload is a package for developers; this cannot be considered *release*
> > critical, since it does not affect ordinary users.
> Sorry, I disagree. Anything that leads to possible loss of data can be
> release critical. It'd be just as false to say "tex is only used by
> academians, a bug in it that deletes your thesis cannot be considered
> release critical". Any way, there are 400 debian develpers, this bug can
> affect a lot of people.
Then fix the bug or pull the package. I, too, think this should not
delay release of slink.
There is no loss of data if the program malfunctions. This is a
benign failure which the conscientious developer should verify on
> see shy jo
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