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Re: 0-day NMUs [Was: Bug-Squashing Week, August 16th - 22th]

On 12-Aug-04, 08:19 (CDT), Stephen Frost <sfrost@snowman.net> wrote: 
> And give the maintainer an opportunity to respond to those bugs, at
> *least* a couple of hours..

A "couple of hours" is effectively "no time at all". Not every developer
can monitor their e-mail every hour, 24 hours a day. Some of us sleep,
ya know. :-)

I'd say either be prepared to wait a few days, or do it right away and
upload it to, say, the 3-day delayed queue (posting bug, patch, and NMU
status to BTS). That gives the maintainer a chance to look at it and
reject/correct, but allows you (the NMU-er) to move on.


Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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