Re: Forwarding bugs upstream
On 2011-01-12, Jesús M. Navarro <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I have considered to take this one step further. Close bugs reported in
>> Debian BTS with a severity of important or less that is a bug that
>> should primarily be fixed upstream.
> Will this mean that the problem will somehow disappear from Debian? Because
> if it's a problem detected within Debian it's my feeling that it will have to
> be tracked within Debian till the problem is in Debian no more.
No. but it is a way to be honest about teh issue: We are not spending
debian time on fixing it.
>> Currently, the debian Qt/KDE team has around 800 open, non-forwarded
>> bugs reported against their packages. I would guess that maybe 20 of
>> them is packaging issues. But we can't find them.
> Start one at a time.
With more bugs arriving than we are able to close?
> 4) It's not my problem that you lack the time, really. And no, that you are
> not paid for it it's no excuse either.
> Maybe it's that you lack the time for the *boring* side of the task or maybe
> it's that you really don't have the time. In the first case resign as a
> debian maintainer; in the second one orphan the package. Debian is proud to
Dear Jesus. Are you seriously saying that
- the kernel mainatiners should step down
- the xorg maintainers should step down
- the mozilla maintainers should step down
- the gnome maintainers should step down
- the kde maintainers should step down
- the xfce maintainers should step down
- the openoffice/libre office maintainers should step down
And who do you think should step up ?