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Re: Bug#133578: gdm bug #133578. Intend to NMU.

Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 02:52:08PM -0300, Daniel Ruoso wrote:
>> Em Seg, 2004-04-19 às 16:03, Ryan Murray escreveu:
>> > No patch that involves doing anything with the PAM login-time configuration
>> > file /etc/environment is going to be applied by me.
>> Ok, you mean I must do a NMU? or this mean I must go to the next step,
>> that would be the tech-ctte?
>> Just to make clear... I don't want to create problems, but this bug is
>> really annoying for non-english speakers, and as there is a patch that
>> fixes the bug (at least before init i18n be cleared), I don't see a
>> reason for not fixing it. If you do have a better way to fix it, please
>> do it, but if not, let this 2-years old be fixed.
> In my interpretation, Ryan is objecting to you applying a hack to gdm
> rather than using PAM or fixing PAM as appropriate. Perhaps you could
> work on a proper solution, if it's been so long already?

Well, if a fix is not the cleanest possible but does not break
anything, why not applying it? You sure can claim that there is a
better to do the same thing but unless you are willing to do it you
should not forbid anybody to improve the package.

Mathieu Roy

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