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Re: ash splitting and Herbert Xu (Fw: Bug#97310 acknowledged by developer (Re: Bug#97310: More package-splitting stupidity))

On Sun, May 13, 2001 at 07:04:21PM +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:
> On Sun, May 13, 2001 at 06:57:57PM +1000, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > On Sun, May 13, 2001 at 06:43:17PM +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:
> >
> > > For the record, ash-medium was intended to be used on the boot floppies as
> > > they lacked a small shell with history support.  This is not appropriate in
> > > the main ash package since this history support is incomplete and also
> > > unnecessary for non-interactive use.
> > 
> > And the 1k drop justifies this?
> 1K? How about getting your facts straight.  Besides, the point is that this
> does not belong in the main package since it's a hack.
> > > > This is another rude, unsatisfactory response I've had from him in the last
> > > > two weeks - are there any other avenues? How would I go about putting these
> > > > (especially kernel-*) to the Technical Commitee?
> > > 
> > > Why don't you grow up, and then maybe I'll show you some respect.
> > 
> > Your response to 96854: "Go away."
> > Your response to 97310: "Piss off."
> For the amount of thinking that went into those bug reports, I must say
> that you deserved it.  96854 is a rehash of an issue that's already before
> the TC.  You made it out as if you were actually solving an issue (the
> common parts kernel-headers).  Now either you're just plain stupid or
> it's a wind up.  With your record, I can't really tell which is the case.

I was not aware it was already before the TC; when'd this happen?

That would *help* solve the issue of screwed mirrors, anyways.
> > I don't respond to bug reports with "Fuck off.", I actually work with the
> > reporter, at the time, to get the problem solved. That's how it's done. You
> > know, the mature way.
> Well I certainly hope to see more maturity and serious thought in your
> future bug reports.

So, filing a bug report, with diff, against a package for a serious matter,
is immature, while responding with "Piss off." and/or "Go away.", isn't?

Go figure.

Daniel Stone

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