Re: Release Critical Bugs
On Thu, Apr 20, 2000 at 01:58:14AM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> I think that tying this to `Debian policy' in this way would be a
> mistake. For example, if a package always overwrites the system
> timezone information it's definitely unsuitable for release, but it's
> not in violation of policy.
> How about
> any other bug which makes the package unsuitable for
> release, in the view of the maintainer or the release
> manager. Others should not usually submit bugs with
> `Severity: important'.
Just a couple of questions:
1. Does this means that the regular user (not the RM nor the maintainer of the
package in question) _should_ _not_ of this severity, and does this means that
this severity is only for the use of two people (RM and maintainer)?
AFAIK, this can be acomplished by _both_ of them without filling a bug
report: Just email ftpmasters requesting for the package to be removed. (I
2. Does this means that the everyday user should only report bugs with
'severity: normal' or 'severity: grave'?
I don't think that's a good ideia, and it will definitely cause all bugs to