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Re: RFS: dcraw (updated package)

On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 02:08, Charles Plessy <plessy@debian.org> wrote:
> Le Tue, Jul 08, 2008 at 11:54:01PM +0200, Leopold Palomo Avellaneda a écrit :
>> A Dimarts 08 Juliol 2008, Carl Fürstenberg va escriure:
>> > Dear mentors,
>> >
>> > - dget
>> > http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/d/dcraw/dcraw_8.86-0.1.dsc
>> >
>> I don't understand this.
>> This package has a maintainer, and he's the maintainer from the beginning I
>> think. I know that is not a DD, but why not to ask him, or make a bug report
>> if you don't like the package? Or what's happening?
> Hi Carl,
> The debdiff between 8.86-1 and 8.80-1 is definitely too intrusive for a NMU,
> let alone that NMUs are not to be used for new upstream releases but for
> helping maintainers to fix important bugs in their packages. I understand that
> the situation can be frustrating since the current version in Debian can not
> handle some cameras (#482816), but if you want to help the maintainer of the
> dcraw package in Debian, you should not do changes such as introducing a patch
> system that may not be his favorite.
> Have you tried to contact the maintainer? Your wishlist bug for a new upstream
> release is only one day old!
> Have a nice day,
> --
> Charles Plessy
> Debian-Med packaging team,
> Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan
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Hehe, perhaps I was too fast there. first of, I remade the package,
making it less changed from the previous version. The only real change
now is the new upsteam version and internationalization of manpages. I
have contacted the maintainer, but no reply as of yet, I noticed that
the wishlist report I made is a dupe from an bug report (marked
important), made 45 days ago, and no reply by maintainer, so I'm
afraid the maintainer is MIA.
When is the final deadline for lenny? was hoping that the latest
version could get squeezed in there.

/Carl Fürstenberg <azatoth@gmail.com>

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