On Apr 12, 2004 at 21:19, Marc Dequènes praised the llamas by saying: > > David Pashley <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > > > I have uploaded a NMU fixing this bug into DELAYED/3-DAY. I have > > included the diff. > > But u should have taken care of your chocolate eggs instead. > It was the first FTBFS package on the RC bug list. I didn't quite notice the day the bug had been filed. It is in DELAYED/3-DAY; by all means delete it. It was not meant as an insult on your ablities as a developer. I was just trying to help. > > Some history : > > arkrpg was buggued for a srange FTBFS problem in 2004-04-11. > David Pashley decided a delayed 3-days nmu on 2004-04-12. > > This pkg is building on all architectures because many problems have > already been corrected. Since a while no build problems have been > reported, and upstream version has not changed since a long time. > No bug on my own pkgs have taken more than a week to be adressed. > > As this is not a really grave bug, and as i am taking care of my > pakages, i see no real reason for nmu-ing only one day after the bug > report. > Moreover, this person should have forgotten about Easter week. > > > Mr David Pashley, you should really reread 5.11.3 of Debian Developer's > Reference on how and when do an NMU. > > Consequently, your silly upload is solving the problem for this person > but you added a Build-Depends without thinking of its real utility. > How can you explain this pkg is not missing on so many other systems ? > How can you argue a sdl+mesa program which is never using other X/Xt > functions directly needs such a (static, what is nmore) library ? > It rather seem a quick dirty hack ! > > So now it is like i've got a knife on my throat, like if i was one of > the so many maintainers uploading a fix twice a year on their packages. > What to do if i've got more important problems to solve on other > packages ? leave this dirty NMU enter unstable ? or upload a dummy pkg > to avoid this crap ? > > NMU is for serious problems, serious reasons, and i disagree my pkgs > being damaged like this. > Sometimes, i really wonder why some are working hard to be proud entering > Debian, and why some already inside think they can do everything, > especially on non-DD... > -- David Pashley email@example.com Nihil curo de ista tua stulta superstitione.
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