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Re: please let mplayer into testing

[actually, my original mail had to go to d-release, but I
miss-auto-completed the To:]

Bill Allombert ha scritto:
> On Tue, Dec 12, 2006 at 11:09:09PM +0100, A Mennucc wrote:
>> anyway, shortly after I wrote that email, the situation reverted again
>> (for worse); so currently there is no agreement between me and Aurelien,
>> and I put that matter to d-ctte, in bug 402772

the d-ctte, and all other people, settled for this final agreement
- the bug 395252 should stay RC , but
- the bug is though 'etch-ignore'

> If you need an example of massive code duplication between
> security-sensitive packages, I offer iceweasel and icedove:
> LANG=C diff -sr icedove- iceweasel-2.0+dfsg/ | grep "are identical"|wc -l
>   21131
> So there are at least 21131 fully duplicated files between this two
> packages.

thanks for the tip

I agree with you... moreover, iceweasel/firefox , icedove/thunderbird ,
etc etc , have been a frequent source of security problems

indeed this kind of argument was already presented in the discussion  of
the bug 395252 , but it did not work

it seems that MPlayer is kind of a lighting rod for criticism and strong


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