Re: RFC: Why are so many debian packages outdated?
On Fri, 2012-07-27 at 08:24 +0100, Neil Williams wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Jul 2012 01:20:24 +0200
> Svante Signell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2012-07-26 at 15:58 -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> > > Michael Gilbert <email@example.com> writes:
> > > > On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 6:09 PM, Russ Allbery wrote:
> > ...
> > > > This would be a case where I think liberal NMUing would certainly be
> > > > appropriate (of course prior to the freeze).
> > >
> > > Yeah, I guess that makes sense, *if* the person doing the NMU then owns
> > > any bugs they introduce and of course doesn't do anything drastic like
> > > rewriting the build system. And provides plenty of warning.
> > Please, what can I do being a _contributor_ compared to these "high
> > level package maintainers", except filing bug reports. Please advice a
> > stupid user who just wants to be using Debian as a GNU/* release(and
> > having recent software in them) .
> Change tack.
> Look at the list of RC bugs and see if you can come up with anything
> useful about the problem. There are enough of them, everyone should be
> able to do something about some of them.
OK, I'll try to help with Wheezy. Where can I find the complete list of