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Re: DEP1: how to do an NMU

On Sun, Jun 01, 2008 at 12:22:14AM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> 5.11.1 When and how to do an NMU
> I propose to add "NMUs are usually not appropriate for team-maintained
> packages. Consider sending a patch to the BTS instead." to the bullet
> list.

And we are they not able to respond to the bug then? Even a team may get
unresponsive and this can't block fixes. Also, what exactly makes a
package team-maintained?

> I and others had NMUs on non-RC bugs on team-maintained packages while
> being active and we are still left to wonder what in our packaging
> practice was so wrong that it had to be fixed in emergency. Having the
> reason written in the BTS would help us to improve ourselves.

And you did not ask?

There is a multi-legged creature crawling on your shoulder.
		-- Spock, "A Taste of Armageddon", stardate 3193.9

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