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Bug#308875: patch does not work

severity 308875 grave
tags 308875 - patch

On Mon, May 16, 2005 at 01:33:48PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Djoume's patch is no good since it still leaves open a race between
> checking whether the file exists and writing to it.
> I also thing the severity of this bug is too low, although I'm not sure
> if it qualifies as RC. It should at least be severity important.

I'm making it grave, as this package is basicly unmaintained (orphaned
since October 2004), and while in theory QA maintains these packages, in
practice only very occasionally work gets done on bugs. I try myself to
at least just read them, but that's not perfect either as I missed the
importance of this bug.

I'm Cc'ing the maintainers of the reverse depends, as their packages
risk removal if this bug is not resolved (hi exmh and topal
maintainers!). Please consider adopting this package as you depend on


Jeroen van Wolffelaar
Jeroen@wolffelaar.nl (also for Jabber & MSN; ICQ: 33944357)

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