Re: [Fwd: Bug#63511 acknowledged by developer(Bug#63511: fixed in glibc 2.2-7)]
On Thursday 04 January 2001 20:50, Eray Ozkural (exa) wrote:
> Russell Coker wrote:
> > 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.
> I'm not trying to bash Ben. He did a wonderful work in resolving many
> bugs and generally keeping up-to-date with the CVS and builds of
> all architectures which is a difficult job. My suggestion is another:
> give packages multiple developers and have a more formal way for others
> to evaluate bugs... It wouldn't be wrong to have at least 2 developers
> especially for important packages.
This is already being done for some packages. Check the maintainer address
on the gcc package for an example.
The thing that determines this is whether there are multiple people who are
skillful and willing to work.
If you want to be the second developer for libc6 then start fixing some bugs!
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