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Re: Raising severity of Contains /usr/share/info/dir.gz if rebuilt on current sid"-bugs.

On Wed, Mar 17, 2004 at 03:46:50PM +0100, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 17, 2004 at 09:09:12PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 17, 2004 at 10:45:56AM +0100, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> > > About 4 months ago I digged through Debian to find all packages which
> > > would contain /usr/share/info/dir.gz if rebuilt (see #214769 for
> > > details.) and submitted (iirc) about 30 bugs (about 20 still open)
> > > with Severity important. Every single one of these bugs has patch.
> > > NMUs aren't an insult, they're not an attack, and they're
> > > not something to avoid or be ashamed of.
> > I can't see any reason not to just NMU them instead. There's no need to
> > drop the packages as they are.
> I did not suggest removal. 

Yes, you did. That's the only difference between RC bugs and non-RC
bugs: packages with the former don't get released (ignoring exceptional
circumstances, which this isn't).


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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             Linux.conf.au 2004 -- Because we could.
           http://conf.linux.org.au/ -- Jan 12-17, 2004

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