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Re: Bits from the release team: the plans for etch

Olaf van der Spek <olafvdspek@gmail.com> writes:

> On 10/17/05, Thomas Bushnell BSG <tb@becket.net> wrote:
>> Simon Richter <Simon.Richter@hogyros.de> writes:
>> > That is why I ask that before an NMU, someone should show me the patch,
>> > and if I reply "I don't have time right now, okay to NMU that if you
>> > like" then it's fine (and in fact it is going to be the answer you will
>> > hear most from me ATM).
>> What if you don't reply at all?  That's the problem in my experience.
>> Not you particularly, of course; but I rarely get told "no, I have a
> Can't the patch be posted to the BTS and NMUed after two days if
> there's no response (in general)?

Yeah, but golly, sometimes there is no patch because the patch is
blindingly obvious.  "Please rebuild with version NN of the library"
and the like.  Or, worse yet, "please install the new upstream
version" when that is necessary to fix an RC bug in some other

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