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Re: RFS: (NMU) testrepository



> On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 12:37 AM, Michael Tautschnig <mt@debian.org> wrote:
> > Did he give any reasons why he doesn't simply fix this himself? It would have
> > been useful if you had at least included an excerpt of the IRC communication in
> > the bug report. Well, and even if he cannot find the time to fix it, couldn't
> > Robert just sponsor the upload?! Even though Robert is in LowThresholdNmu I
> > don't yet feel quite comfortable with this one.
> >
> > Whether it is worth an NMU or not is hard to judge: The bug report has severity:
> > normal and gives no information whatsover of breakage caused by this problem -
> > it just says "this is missing."
> 
> I'm just flat out right now; I'm extremely happy for it to be NMU'd,
> or I'll include it when I get a few cycles to do stuff, probably
> during UDS next week.
> 

Uploaded given your explicit request to do so.

Still, I'll refuse to do this kind of sponsoring in the future:
- The amount of work this sponsoring took me is probably way more than would
  have been necessary; I had to explicitly request all this further information,
  no ready-made packages were provided for download.
- The package needs some love anyhow, even lintian shows a number of warnings.
- No idea why the debdiff had a *dos* encoding.

Best,
Michael

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