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Re: RFS: setserial - Controls configuration of serial ports


On Mon, Mar 07, 2005 at 09:45:07PM +0100, Bartosz Fenski aka fEnIo wrote:
> > > 1) description of package
> > 
> > I thought that this is already debian package that I don't have
> > to repeat the same info, but here is link with description:
> > 
> > http://packages.debian.org/stable/base/setserial
> Well you're looking for sponsor right? You should prepare request that
> will make it easier for eventual sponsors to get know as much as possible 
> about package here.
> At least that's my opinion ;)

Yes that correct. Thanks for the point, you are right.

> > > 2) url to prepared package
> > 
> > non except official ones done by current maintainer.
> > http://packages.qa.debian.org/s/setserial.html
> Why? If you're going to adopt it then please use procedure for this.
> http://www.debian.org/devel/wnpp/
> Hint: You should prepare package which will close RFA with changelog entry.
> > > 3) changelog, preferably with some fixes for outstanding bugs
> > 
> > there are no outstanding bugs reported so there is nothing
> > to fix at the moment. Does this mean that we, me and current
> > maintainer, should wait for some outstadnig bug before he
> > could hand the package to me? Or what should be the procedure?
> Procedure is mentioned at WNPP pages. And there is some bugreport against
> setserial. Wishlist with updated translation, but it's still bugreport ;)

Yes but that is already added in 2.17-40.

> So the correct way of adopting would be to prepare new revision of package
> with fixed bug and changelog entry which will close RFA.

Yes but for this I would have to be already a DD. Since I'm not I'll have
to find a sponsor first. But I'll try to seach if there is any other wish,
which I could implement and make the package fist and come back with it :))

Thanks a lot for your insight!


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