Re: please update to latest upstart version (again)
On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 7:54 PM, Thomas Bechtold
> On Fri, 2012-03-23 at 19:25 -0300, Fernando Lemos wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 7:08 PM, Thomas Bechtold
>> <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > i just want to ask if it's possible to update to the latest upstart
>> > version. i followed the latest discussion but i just want to have the
>> > latest version available in debian. i don't care about the upstart
>> > support in debian because:
>> > - i have my own upstart packages for my own software and want to control
>> > my own daemons with upstart.
>> > - i don't care about any upstart support in debian
>> > please update the upstart version to 1.5 for wheezy.
>> Regardless of why you want it updated, note that this is not the
>> appropriate way to ask for an update. Please file a bug report with
>> wishlist priority against the package that needs to be updated in our
>> BTS and don't mail debian-devel. I believe it's considered more polite
>> to wait a few days after an upstream release before filing this bug
>> report, though.
> i did this already 10 month ago . i also wrote some mails to the
> maintainer, he answered, i build some test packages for debian sid,
> wrote mails again but at the end nothing happened and the maintainer
> didn't answer to my last question what i should do to get a new version
> into debian. so i though debian-devel is another way to ask for an
> update (or NMU).
As Steve said in the bug report, he's waiting for the policy bits to
be finished before looking into updating upstart. So either help out
with that or wait. Asking for an update in debian-devel has zero
impact on the possibility of the package getting updated, so please,
refrain from doing that again in the future.