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Re: "How to recognise different ETCH wishlists from quite a long way away" (revised)

On Sat, 09 Jul 2005 20:13:57 +1000, Brian May <bam@debian.org> said: 

> 1. Review bugs in web browser.
> 2. Identify questionably bug that you haven't already looked at
>    before today.

        Hint: have a local notebook that you mark bugs you look at.

> 3. Inspect bug report, in new window, install package, install
>    source, inspect as required. Open up new browser windows to find
>    information as required.

        There is a download bug reports as mailbox feature.

> 4. Make changes as required to source code.
> 5. Enter one/more emails to either forward bug upstream, change
>    tags, or close the bug.
> 6. Go back to step 3.

> 7. Fix up the all the silly typos made in every BTS email sent so
>    far and retransmit. (note: this is after the BTS has decided to
>    respond).

!!!!! [1]

> 8. upload the changes to source code.

> 9. realize that I forgot to sign the upload due to a bug in by
>    pbuilder wrapper script, create a *.commands file to send to the
>    upload queue to delete the old upload and reupload again.

!!!!! [2]

        Are we sure we want someone who is routinely this incompetent
 to help with bug triage? Seems to me we would be bette off without
 such substandard help; anyone this incompetent is probably creating
 more problems than they are solving.

> 4. Make dupload obsolete, and replace with dput. Make dput the
>    default in debrelease. I think dput would have prevented me
>    uploading my unsigned package.

$preupload{'changes'} = 'gpg --verify %1';
$preupload{'sourcepackage'} = 'j=$(echo %1 | tr " " "_"); gpg --verify "$j.dsc"';
$preupload{'deb'} = 'lintian -v -i %1';

        Just this point (not knowing ones tools) makes this message
 highly suspect.

Only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core. Hannah Arendt
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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