Re: Bug#599351: linux-2.6: [i915] task Xorg blocked for more than 120 seconds
On 07/10/2010 03:22, brian m. carlson wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 01:53:27AM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
>> I can't reproduce your bug, so I can't answer any further questions that
>> upstream has for you. If you don't wish to do that, I will simply close
>> it and stop wasting your time.
> I'm not trying to be rude here. If you decide you want to forward it,
> I'm happy to be on the CC list so the fd.o maintainers can ask me
> questions if they need to. But it's not fair to users to force them to
> acquire huge numbers (at least 20 I can think of) of bugzilla accounts
> in order to report bugs in Debian. In general, I only take the time to
> forward bugs upstream when there's a specific patch that I really want
> to push. I am, unfortunately, unfamiliar with the DRI infrastructure
> and therefore will not be providing a patch in this case.
> If you want to close it, fine. There's nothing I can do to stop you. I
> figured the responsible thing to do was file a bug report instead of
> just complaining.
The problem is that the Debian kernel team is too small and too short
in free time to be able to handle upstream forwarding of bugs.
They mainly focus into packaging new version and backporting upstream
fix (and new drivers). Just doing that took a lot of time. So they
'require' user help when a new bug (not yet handled upstream) is
Vincent (not at all in the Kernel Team)