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Re: Bug reports of DFSG violations are tagged 'lenny-ignore'?

On Tue, 2008-10-21 at 11:00 +0300, Teemu Likonen wrote:
> Ben Finney (2008-10-21 17:37 +1100):
> > That's not the point being made: As I understand Manoj's point, it is
> > that tagging a bug ‘lenny-ignore’ is an active decision that a
> > particular bug, even if it represents a DFSG violation, will not be
> > considered in the decision to release.
> >
> > To that extent, it *is* making the decision that it is acceptable to
> > release Debian with DFSG-violating works, in advance of the decision
> > to actually release.
> OK guys, please. As a random Debian user may I suggest that you stop
> investigating _who_ is violating DFSG and instead focus on _what_ things
> are the cause of violating DFSG.

Already done.

> I guess we know about the "what" part
> already and that part exists in Sid too. So I think you should do
>     apt-get source linux-2.6
> and go fix the issues you are concerned about - or help testing the
> fixes provided by others (I might do some testing too). And perhaps the
> users whose hardware won't be supported anymore appreciate some help on
> how to work around their problem. (It looks like this includes me.)

I just wrote this:



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