[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Bug#500176: This bug is still around and release-critical

also sprach Mike Hommey <mh@glandium.org> [2008.10.09.1024 +0200]:
> Another problem that is looking for a solution is programs such as apache
> or dnsmasq which binaries may be used by other software (gnome-user-share,
> virt-manager...) but shouldn't be running daemons in this case.
> It is especially a PITA when installing and using the daemon screws up your
> setup (happened to me with dnsmasq)

I don't think we should cater for broken software, where broken here
refers to the pair of (other software using *binaries*, that
software not factoring functionality into libraries).

 .''`.   martin f. krafft <madduck@debian.org>
: :'  :  proud Debian developer, author, administrator, and user
`. `'`   http://people.debian.org/~madduck - http://debiansystem.info
  `-  Debian - when you have better things to do than fixing systems
"ist gott eine erfindung des teufels?"
                                                 - friedrich nietzsche

Attachment: digital_signature_gpg.asc
Description: Digital signature (see http://martin-krafft.net/gpg/)

Reply to: