Re: The wider implications of stuffing the NEW queue with issues it was not designed for.
On Sun, Jul 19, 2009 at 9:12 AM, Philipp Kern wrote:
> Damaged the project... no. Caused a RC bug to be overlooked... yes.
> I recently encountered a package where the library's binary package
> was not named after the SONAME. This caused a lintian error which was...
> overridden. And it broke horribly when the SONAME change went unnoticed
> because... well... the binary was never named after the SONAME and thus
> the check wasn't active anymore.
The person who did this should probably reconsider their need to
maintain library packages or be force-fed 100 copies of libpkg-guide
(and its bugs) printed on sandpaper.