Re: Packages removed from frozen
On Tue, May 02, 2000 at 03:38:23AM -0700, Joseph Carter wrote:
> On Tue, May 02, 2000 at 12:26:51PM +0200, Richard Braakman wrote:
> > I have removed these packages from the frozen distribution today. They
> > are still available in unstable (except for xemacs20).
> > Package: epic4 (debian/main).
> > Maintainer: Joseph Carter <email@example.com>
> > 63266 Loading irc script crashes epic
> Did you even read the bug report?
Yes, and it's the second such bug report on the new version of epic4,
which you assured me was a good replacement for the old epic4. You
gambled and lost.
> The bug was filed less than a week and I was told to expect a patch on
> Monday for this bug (only)..
It is now Tuesday. The test cycle has started. A patch next week is
going to be too late in any case for this cycle. You can aim for the
next cycle, if we have one.
> I'm somewhat annoyed by this action, the fact that I was given NO WARNING
> WHATSOEVER on any list, nor even a chance to fix the bug.
You got a release-critical bugreport in your mailbox. You agreed it was
release-critical. It sucks that the bug popped up so close to the
start of the test cycle, but that is always going to happen to some