Re: Source only uploads?
On Tue, Oct 21, 2003 at 09:52:14AM +1000, Brian May wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2003 at 02:17:40PM -0400, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > If a broken package is not noticed in unstable, the package must not be
> > particularly important to anyone.
> I disagree.
> 1. A package may not be important to developers, but is
> still important to users. Alternatively, developers may simply
> recompile the package without submitting a bug report.
> A variation on the theme, all the developers who use package
> X only do so on platform Y, so it doesn't get tested on other
This premise assumes that only developers use unstable, and in my experience
this is very far from the truth.
> 2. The package may be broken in that it is inconsistant, but still work
> fine, or work fine for most features.
...in which case we cannot hope to discover the bugs in it unless someone