Re: Filing bugs with upstream
On Tue, Dec 21, 2004 at 12:14:52PM +0100, Martin Schulze wrote:
> However, when filing an upstream bug, please check twice that you are
> not reporting a Debian-specific bug that doesn't occur when the
> software is packaged differently.
> Many upstream developers are quite upset about the amount of non-bugs
> they receive in response for distributors that have fiddled with the
> package in a non-standard way and broken parts of it. Hence, please
> don't bother them more.
This is especially good advice with an old stable where the bug that is
being reported may have been fixed a long time ago by an active
"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."