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Re: [frankie@debian.org: Status of kernel-patches in sarge]

On Sun, May 22, 2005 at 12:40:26AM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Sat, May 21, 2005 at 10:04:02AM +0200, Francesco Paolo Lovergine wrote:
> > The check shown below is almost complete (but for a couple of 2.2 patches
> > and per-arch patches).
> > I'm asking if mass bug report filing is opportune at this stage.
> > IMHO patches which cannot be applied to debian kernel-sources are almost
> > unuseful and should be removed from sarge...
> I think this is a reasonable thing to do, and the sooner, the better.  I
> would suggest filing the bugs as grave ("package is unusable or mostly so").
> If a maintainer disagrees and believes the patch is still useful in sarge,
> he can downgrade (hopefully with an explanation, so we know how to tell in
> the future that the package is still fulfilling its purpose).  Any of these
> patches whose maintainers don't speak up for them can then be pulled before
> we release.

Yes, this appears reasonable to me.

Francesco P. Lovergine

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