Re: Intent to mass-file bugs: FDL/incorrect copyright files
On Wed, Nov 17, 2004 at 06:49:21PM +0000, Brian M. Carlson wrote:
> Bugs will be filed:
> 1) on packages that include GNU Free Documentation Licensed-material;
I recommend not filing bugs on documentation until after sarge. The
project agreed by vote that it was not to be considered release-critical
for sarge, so, given that your bugs suggest some highly invasive
solutions, why be unnecessarily disruptive now?
> Two bugs will be filed on packages that meet criteria in both 1) and
> 2). If the release managers would like, I will be happy to auto-tag
> the bugs in 1) sarge-ignore,
If you insist on filing these bugs pre-sarge, yes, please do so.
> but if you receive such a bug, this does not excuse you from fixing it
As a matter of fact it may do depending on the contextual circumstances.
(For example, updates to frozen packages are difficult and therefore
> Packages that are related to the following info files are *potential*
> candidates (please note these files have been stripped of their
The number of these that relate to frozen packages scares me. You are
likely to create a good deal of work for the release management team.
:-( In future, please perform such widespread audits *before* base
system freezes, not *during* them.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]