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Re: Why does Ubuntu have all the ideas?

On Mon, Jul 31, 2006 at 02:12:21AM -0400, Hubert Chan wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Jul 2006 06:47:33 +0200, Adeodato Simó <dato@net.com.org.es> said:

> > * Hubert Chan [Mon, 31 Jul 2006 00:09:26 -0400]:
> >> Not having used the DELAYED queue before, is it possible for the
> >> maintainer to reject an upload without making their own upload?

> >> e.g. if the NMU is broken, but it will take me more than a week to
> >> test a proper fix.  Or if I decide that the package shouldn't be
> >> changed after all.  etc.

> > No, there is not. If the NMU is horribly broken, telling that to the
> > NMUer should get them into doing something (withdrawing it, or fixing
> > it). If not, and it's really important that the upload does not make
> > into the archive, you can e.g. just reupload the current version (e.g.
> > 1.2-3 as 1.2-4, which is bigger than 1.2-3.1).

> Ick.  Reuploading a package with no changes just to cancel a broken NMU
> doesn't sound like a lot of fun. :(

Nor is it actually required.  Any DD can delete an upload out of the delayed
queue on gluck.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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