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Re: DEP1: how to do an NMU

On Sat, May 31, 2008 at 07:18:14PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> Because bugs may also have been (or seem to have been overlooked). The 
> risk here is that the person doing the NMU thinks "oh, that's an old 
> issue and the fix seems so simple" and goes ahead and NMUs it, while 
> there may be very valid reasons for not fixing it (or at least not with 
> _that_ fix).

Then they should have been mentioned in the bug log, shouldn't they?

... and IME they usually *are* for active teams, so I'm not sure I can
buy your argument. I rather conclude that active teams won't risk
anything with the procedure which is being proposed, while not active
teams will see NMUs, as they should.


Stefano Zacchiroli -*- PhD in Computer Science ............... now what?
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