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Re: Bug#219582: ITP: linux -- Linux 2.4 kernel

On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 05:14:02PM +0100, Eike Sauer wrote:
> Robert Millan schrieb:
> > On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 02:17:10PM +0100, Eike Sauer wrote:
> >> Robert Millan schrieb:
> >> > I don't see why. I have a bunch of resources to find a solution for
> >> > this trivial bug.
> [...]
> > I didn't want to imply that. I was referring to general packaging
> > resources like preinst script, debconf, etc.
> These are not ressources to *find* bugs AFAIK.
> It still seems to me you are not very concerned about
> squashing bugs and/or preserving features *before* releasing.

No, to find the solution, not the bug itself. The most valuable resource to
find bugs is a clued userbase, of course.

> > Agreed. But the discussion on system.map started with someone claiming the
> > bug implied either a dessign problem in my package or that I'm
> > incompetent.
> It might have come up due to the wrong reasons (I don't judge), 
> but you have to care for it neverheless.

I do care.

Robert Millan

"[..] but the delight and pride of Aule is in the deed of making, and in the
thing made, and neither in possession nor in his own mastery; wherefore he
gives and hoards not, and is free from care, passing ever on to some new work."

 -- J.R.R.T, Ainulindale (Silmarillion)

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