Hi On Thursday 08 September 2011, Tim Gokcen wrote: > Dear mentors, > > I am looking for a sponsor for my package "mdadm". You really want to CC the current mdadm maintainer for your NMU, done with this mail; 'my package "mdadm"' is a bit ambiguous in this case as well. > This upload is a fix for two trivial bugs opened against the current > mdadm package; the Debian-exclusive 'checkarray' script is excessively > verbose and this can lead to unwanted nuisance cron mail. > > The upstream version is considerably ahead of what is currently in > Debian repositories, although the Debian VCS (git) version is more up to > date, but the Debian maintainer is not currently able to update the > repository and I do not feel qualified in pulling from upstream or the > Debian VCS, only in fixing these two nuisance issues which have been > reported against the current version. > > I would like to push this package into stable after it has sat in > unstable & testing for a suitable soak period; Debian developer Philipp > Kern has indicated that this would be possible in regards to Debian bug > 598957 <http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=598957>, one of > the two problems fixed in this upload. The other fix is for Debian bug > 605722 <http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=605722>, which > is actual a partial regression of bug 510641 > <http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=510641>. > > * Package name : mdadm > Version : 3.1.4-1+8efb9d1.1 > Upstream Author : Neil Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org> > * URL : http://neil.brown.name/git/mdadmmdadm/mdadm.git > * License : GPL > Section : admin > > It builds those binary packages: > > mdadm - tool to administer Linux MD arrays (software RAID) > mdadm-udeb - tool to administer Linux MD arrays (software RAID) (udeb) > > To access further information about this package, please visit the > following URL: > > http://mentors.debian.net/package/mdadm > > Alternatively, one can download the package with dget using this command: > > dget -x > http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/m/mdadm/mdadm_3.1.4-1+8efb9d1.1.dsc > > I would be happy if someone uploaded this package for me. Unlikely, given that your proposed NMU is FTBS when building in an unstable environment because of http://bugs.debian.org/625392. [ On a very personal note, I'd like to see http://bugs.debian.org/633880 fixed/ applied myself, while not critical for Debian's current kernel versioning, the patch has been accepted upstream post 3.2.2. ] Regards Stefan Lippers-Hollmann  http://neil.brown.name/git?p=mdadm;a=commitdiff;h=f161d047eed634b3380262767f955eb888502e88
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