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Re: where do NEW packages go?



On Sat, May 18, 2002 at 12:27:59PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Sat, May 18, 2002 at 02:11:33AM +0200, Jeroen Dekkers wrote:
> > The Debian GNU/Hurd people are waiting weeks for dpkg and libc0.3 to
> > go into the archive. Somehow the ftp-masters think they know more
> > about the Hurd than the Debian GNU/Hurd people and think that they
> > should make the decision whether the new ABI is okay.
> 
> How exactly did you come to that conclusion? From what I gather, you're
> merely waiting for it to be allowed in. It is _far_ more likely that this is
> because no ftpmaster has gotten around to editing the override file or some
> such, not because they want to screw up your work or anything like that.

No time for *3 weeks*? If they are that busy, they should let other
people do it. That won't happen, because they are afraid to lose
power. This is only bureaucracy nonsense I can't work with.

Oh, and they really screw up the Hurd port, the last status mail I've
seen was "we are currently stalling and waiting for GCC 3.1 and the
acceptance of libc0.3 and dpkg." GCC 3.1 is already released, but we
are still waiting for the cabals. But I am wasting my time anyhow,
because Debian doesn't care about the Hurd port being screwed up.

Jeroen Dekkers
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