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Re: ieee-data: are you interested in fixing a non-security related issue?


On 06/06/21 07:59 PM, Utkarsh Gupta wrote:
> Hi Samuel,
> On Sun, Jun 6, 2021 at 6:39 PM Samuel Henrique <samueloph@debian.org> wrote:
> > I wasn't very clear in the pu request; the ieee-data package ships 2
> > things; the data from ieee and a script to update that data. This
> > issue fully breaks the script's functionality but the original data
> > shipped still "works" fine (though outdated and now without an easy
> > way to update it).
> >
> > [...]
> >
> > So I wouldn't say it's a critical issue, as the user can always
> > manually update the data, but it might be worth it considering the
> > cost/impact of fixing it (as the impact/blast radius is well
> > contained) and there were at least 3 people interested on it (who
> > interacted with the bug reports).

> Thanks, that helps a lot in understanding the issue.
> I'll leave this to Emilio to decide and if he acks, I can issue the
> update & publish the DLA.

(I am on FD this week)

I don't see any problem in fixing those broken URL and uploading. No 
need of DLA, I guess. Please also update the homepage link(broken in 
sid too) in the control file as well.


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