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Bug#81396: root shell fscked after upgrade to woody

On Sun, Jan 07, 2001 at 09:01:40AM +0200, Eray Ozkural wrote:

> On Sun, Jan 07, 2001 at 08:29:03AM +0200, Eray Ozkural wrote:
> > Thanks for the suggestion. That's it. Please close the bug. That file has
> > somehow gone and replacing it will solve the problem.
> And of course moving .bash_profile out of the way. Thanks again.
> Please don't complain "why have you submitted this bug?". It occured to
> me as a bug, and I wanted to report it as soon as I observed it. Sometimes
> the bugs I see turn out to be bogus surely, but I have reported many
> useful bugs as well. I invest a lot of time in testing stuff and reporting
> bugs.

Reporting a bug as soon as you observe it is not necessarily the best approach,
especially with a vague problem report.  The maintainer (or debian-devel) will
be unlikely to have an immediate answer for you, and they usually have no means
to investigate your particular configuration.

Better to investigate the problem further on your own, then provide a focused,
clear bug report (or else discover that you haven't found a bug at all).

 - mdz

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