Re: Guidelines for packaging projects on Alioth
On Wed, Apr 26, 2006 at 03:07:58PM -0400, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 24, 2006 at 07:31:13PM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > > Those cases can be treated differently than failures due to other
> > > reasons, though.
> > Uh, yes; and they are. But that's not the point.
> > The point really is that build failures rarely need maintainer
> > intervention. Bothering the maintainer with things that do not concern
> > them, therefore, seems of little point to me.
> I try to rephrase my point. If build failures which do not concern
> maintainers can be distinguished from failures that do concern them,
> then we can mail maintainers only about the latter, avoiding bothering
> them with the former.
That's why we have FTBFS bugs.
Fun will now commence
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