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Re: Automated mails to maintainers of packages with serious problems

Lucas Nussbaum <lucas@lucas-nussbaum.net> wrote:

> On 22/06/07 at 11:27 +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
>> Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> wrote:
>> > On Fri, 22 Jun 2007, Colin Tuckley wrote:
>> >> Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
>> >> 
>> >> > You will receive a mail:
>> >> > * if one of your packages has RC bugs older than 30 days in unstable
>> >> 
>> >> You need to check the "new" queue for an upload before sending a mail in
>> >> this case. It ought not to be really necessary, but stuff gets stuck in new
>> >> for quite a while sometimes.
>> >
>> > No, you should tag your bugs pending and Lucas ought to ignore pending
>> > bugs (maybe he already does).
>> Hm, but there a couple of bugs tagged "pending" which don't get an
>> upload for months.  Even RC ones, as I remember from the etch release
>> cycle.  And the kind of maintainer who does these things is the ideal
>> target for these e-mails...
> So I think that I'll just ignore NEW for now. But if I get many replies
> about that, I will reconsider that of course.

As long as you don't treat "pending" as a reason for not sending the
mail, I'm fine with that.

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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