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Re: [Fwd: Bug#63511 acknowledged by developer(Bug#63511: fixed in glibc 2.2-7)]

On Thursday 04 January 2001 14:54, Eray Ozkural (exa) wrote:
> Tim Bell wrote:
> > Now I'm sure Ben is plenty busy with libc6 and whatever else he does,
> > and I don't mean to blame him for this slipping through.  But the
> > thought that bugs are getting closed without being fixed is worrying.
> That's my point. A package like libc6 is burdensome. It would not be
> fair to expect that a single person will always be able to keep a high
> level of responsiveness. It is worrisome that some bugs just go unnoticed
> because of shortage of volunteer time or for some other reason because
> this hurts the overall quality of the distribution. I think quality is
> one thing that Debian can and must surpass other distributions. I strongly
> feel that packages, especially important/big ones must have multiple
> developers / peer reviews and we should have some sort of check on how well
> the bugs have been evaluated.

I'm sure that Ben will welcome your contributions towards maintaining the 
libc6 package.  All you have to do is read the list of bugs, solve some, and 
send in patches.

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