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Re: if you care about debian on powerpc, please react ...

I wish I had more to contribute with, I've used d.i. like 3 times a year(s) 
ago. Never cared much 'bout the installers nor do I know what the developers 
stands for or do. But this seems to get a bit out hand...

 * grow up will ya'll *

On Wednesday 22 November 2006 18:00, Sven Luther wrote:
> Hi, ...
> As some of you may have noticed, there is an ugly dispute going on between
> some few d-i team members (Frans Pop and Joey Hess mostly, but Geert and
> Holger also seem to support them), and which result in a over 6 month old
> dispute who is not even near to being resolved, despite numerous and
> various attempts to do so on my part. I have documented this issue somewhat
> on :
> http://wiki.debian.org/DebianInstaller/FransPopAndOthersVs%2eSvenLutherIssu
> But despite these numerous attempts on my part to resolve this issue, and
> the numerous patches and fixes i have provided to not let the powerpc d-i
> rot and become more broken, there seem to be a clear will on the part of
> Frans Pop to take the powerpc users hostage in his warfar against me, and
> there are a number of patches which are now submitted since a few weeks,
> and which where not applied. As an example let's take the following bug :
>   http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=394971
>   #394971: rootskel: [powerpc64] load the fan control modules.
> Which was submited 29 days ago, with a patch and not commited.
> Furthemore, when i did myself an upload on sunday, which included the patch
> and fixed the bug report, Frans didn't incorporate the change, but reverted
> it today.
> As thus, in the current conditions, i fear for the support of d-i on
> powerpc for the etch release, and thus the quality of the release. I
> strongly urge you all to sign the petition to get this issue solved on :
> http://wiki.debian.org/DebianInstaller/FransPopvsSvenLutherIssue/SvenLuther
> Since you are all kind of held hostage over this petty dispute, by them
> stopping me to do work on d-i for powerpc, and in general wasting too much
> time on this matter, time i could spend working generally on the powerpc
> port.
> Friendly,
> Sven Luther

Kennel Arivene 

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