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Re: Severity justification

severity 625521 normal

First: thanks again to all who helped me with this bug.

On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 03:50:57PM -0400, Filipus Klutiero wrote:
> Hi Steve,

> sorry if you already received my last mail, but could you please
> justify severity critical for this bug?

Thanks to the help of Michel Dänzer, the concensus is that the bug is
really in the fbdev driver.  

> Now that it is assigned to
> X, the report does not prevent a glibc migration from happening
> starting in 5 days. If this bug warrants delaying glibc's migration
> to wheezy, please inform the release team.  

Since the bug is exhibited with libc6 2.11, I don't think this bug is
a reason to hold glibc.  Bug #625522 may be, however (if accurate).

> Furthermore, this report
> now prevents migration of xorg-server. Is this a regression?  So far
> nobody other than you reported experiencing this problem, and the
> bug seems to have no effect worst than preventing X startup.

I don't know whether it's a regression, but the bug was exposed by a
configuration that is perhaps unusual.  And yes, the bug effect is to
prevent X startup.  


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