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Re: [Pkg-openssl-devel] Intent to NMU or help for an l10n upload of openssl to fix pending po-debconf l10n bugs



Hi Christian,

openssl is currently frozen.

I am not shure if the release team will accept an upload.

Alioth has an uptodate package release ready to be  uploaded including
all the  l10n  updates.

Christoph

Christian Perrier schrieb:
> Dear Debian maintainer,
> 
> The openssl Debian package, which you are the maintainer of, has
> pending bug report(s) which include translation updates or fixes
> for po-debconf, namely bug number 480926 (and maybe other similar bugs).
> 
> Even though this bug is quite recent, the release of Debian is not that
> far and an opportunity should be taken to not only fix
> that l10n bug, but also get more translations for your package.
> 
> I have the intention, as part of a more general action of the Debian
> i18n Task Force to build and possibly upload a non-maintainer upload
> for openssl in order to fix this as well as all pending translations
> for the debconf templates.
> 
> Of course, as you seem pretty active on that package, an upload by you
> would also be OK...as long as it allows a round of translation
> updates.
> 
> Such changes are always harmless, which explains why I safely consider
> building NMU's for such issues even though they're obviously non critical.
> 
> The schedule for the NMU (in case it happens, that is if you agree with it
> or if I don't receive any answer in 14 days) is roughly the following:
> 
>  Sunday, July 13, 2008   : send this notice
>  Sunday, July 27, 2008       : post a NMU announcement to debian-i18n with you
>                  (maintainer) CC'ed
>  Wednesday, August 06, 2008       : deadline for receiving translation updates
>  Thursday, August 07, 2008       : build the package and upload it to DELAYED/2-day
>                  send the NMU patch to the BTS
>  Saturday, August 09, 2008       : NMU reaches incoming
> 
> If you intent to upload yourself, please discuss with me. I propose
> handling a translation update round and I can handle it myself for you.
> That will just require a few days.
> 
> In case I upload an NMU, I will subscribe to the Package Tracking System for
> openssl and follow its life for 60 days after my NMU in order to fix
> any issue potentially introduced by my upload.
> 
> Let me know, as soon as possible, if you have any kind of objection to this
> process.
> 
> If you'd rather do the fix yourself, I will of course leave the package
> alone. Same if you have reasons not to do the update now.
> 
> 
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