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Re: Bug#564150: Is Debian on PowerPC dead? [Re: Bug still present [Re: Bug#562575: installation-reports: Buisnesscard PowerPC installer loops with Segmentation faults]]

I would like to clarify Ian's Point. If you really want help, you wont
come up with silly issues like the
one rick is reporting or trying to solve. Also one needs to be of some
calibre to work in team like
debian to start from an newbie question to actually contributing.

On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 1:24 AM, S. Fishpaste
<SDA@deer-in-the-headlights.ca.invalid> wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Jan 2010 13:19:49 +0000, Ian Campbell in gmane.linux.debian.ports.powerpc wrote:
>> On Tue, 2010-01-19 at 07:59 -0500, Rick Thomas wrote:
>>> On Jan 19, 2010, at 7:29 AM, Ian Campbell wrote:
>>> >>> I'd recommend grabbing cdebconf from the d-i svn repo and building a
>>> >>> few
>>> >>> test versions at various points between 0.145 and 0.146. Just
>>> >>> running
>>> >>> cdebconf-get from the built source tree may prove informative.
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Ian.
>>> >>
>>> >> Once again, I have the hardware and the will to do it, but I don't
>>> >> have the know-how.
>>> >
>>> > I'm afraid I don't have the time to hand-hold you through the exact
>>> > steps. Please do a bit of googling etc and ask if you reach a road
>>> > block
>>> > that you can't figure out.
>>> >
>>> > Ian.
>>> Can you give me at least a clue?  Some terms to google for?  The URL
>>> of a website to look at that describes the d-i svn repo and how to
>>> grab something from it?  Anything as a starter?
>> Did you even try? The google results for "debian installer svn" seem
>> pretty obvious to me.
>> All I'm asking is that you try to help yourself, I'm not interested in
>> helping if I'm going to have to spell out everything every step of the
>> way.
> Ian YOU should google Rick's name yourself and stop being so
> obstinate. Rick has given of himself to helping others and to infer
> that he's not attempting to help himself is just you being obnoxious.
> What's with Debian developers recently?! Must be overworked because so
> many have been snarky with the very people that help test and report
> bugs on this great distro.
> Help him out and move on for Gawd's sake!
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