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Re: [pkg-dhcp-devel] Exploring the possibility of an l10n upload of isc-dhcp to fix pending po-debconf l10n bugs

On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 07:58:51AM +0100, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> Dear Debian maintainer,
> ("oh no, not him again"...)

You again ;-)
> The isc-dhcp 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 651396 (and maybe other similar bugs).
> So, sorry for this, but the radar beeped at your package and here am I
> with what I usually call an "NMU intent"...:-). Please take this as a "very
> soft" NMU intent. Of course, there is no hurry or deadline...just
> "old" bugs we think are easy to get rid of.
> In case you can't update your package, I hereby propose, as part
> of a more general action of the Debian i18n Task Force to build and
> possibly upload a non-maintainer upload for isc-dhcp in order to fix
> this as well as all pending translations for the debconf templates.
> Of course, as you're probably 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 NMUs 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 4 days) is roughly the following:
>  Friday, February 17, 2012   : send this notice
>  Tuesday, February 21, 2012       : post a NMU announcement to debian-i18n with you
>                  (maintainer) CC'ed
>  Wednesday, February 29, 2012       : deadline for receiving translation updates
>  Thursday, March 01, 2012       : build the package and upload it to DELAYED/7-day
>                  send the NMU patch to the BTS
>  Thursday, March 08, 2012       : 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. That could maybe save you from
> seeing me coming back again in a few months.
> In case I upload an NMU, I will subscribe to the Package Tracking System for
> isc-dhcp 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.

I'd rather you didn't NMU this package, as it's a bit of a mess due to the
couple of RC bugs that I'm waiting on upstream to address.

I promise to address these translation bugs in my next upload.



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