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Re: Bug#154829: Is a bug "grave" if the package is unusable for at least two architectures (Was: Bug#154829: Aido problems on 64 bit architectures)

On Fri, Jun 13, 2003 at 09:31:17AM +0200, Andreas Tille <tillea@rki.de> wrote:
> My intention to put it on devel was not to win, but to get it fixed.
> Perhaps debian-qa would be also an apropriate place.

Right... as I said, pardon my grumpiness.

> And this is the point: If everyone knows there is a grave bug, everyone
> could keep an eye on it - especially people using the architectures in
> question.  My initial mail was especially adressed to those porters who got
> many programs working on all these different architectures.
> Sam Hocevar might prove me right here. (Thanks to Sam!)
> His patch also fixes the problem on Sparc.  I'm going to increase the
> severity of the bug again to grave not to bother you but tho give the
> package a chance to make it's way into woody (which it would not otherwise).
> A quick look into the code of Aide 0.8 seemed that the patch can be
> backported.

That answers my next question then: whether anyone had been able to test
the patch. Apparently the answer is yes. I'll put it in. I can look at a
proposed-updates upload as well.

As Andreas said, thanks, Sam.

Mike Markley <mike@markley.org>
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