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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
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