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Re: what to do is maintainer is lacking? (was: wine-unstable in Debian)

Neil Williams wrote:
> Equally, take a care about which packages your packages depend upon
> because if there are optional components which bring in dependencies on
> shoddy code, you may need to quickly back away from those dependencies
> or face your own package being removed.

This conflates the quality of the code in the package with the
packaging, the time the maintainer has, the perceived usefulness of the
package, etc.

Package removal frequently causes collatoral damage, and in my
experience, those doing the removals rarely consider it, and are happy
wasting other people's time.

see shy jo

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