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Re: cannot uninstall nedit



On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 05:40:34PM -0700, Harshwardhan Nagaonkar wrote:
> And thus we see that Harshwardhan Nagaonkar said, :
> > I am having the same problems as the bugs:
> >http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=213325
> >http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=214808
> <snip>
> >I couldn't find the link for nedit in the "editor" alternative when I 
> >tried to remove nedit manually. ("update-alternatives --remove ...."
> >
> >At the very least, I should be able to uninstall a program that I don't 
> >want! Anyone have any ideas? Both bugs are still open.
> 
> I used the patch at http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=222493
> 
> for removing nedit manually (adapted the patch for nedit). Also, I 
> wanted to remove xfwm4 too; so that worked great.
> 
> Shouldn't these bugs be closed now?

No. Don't close the bug until the patch is applied to the official
package.

> If so, how can I help to make Sid more bug-free. If I am not the
> package maintainer, can I send an email saying that the patch is
> so-and-so and fix the bug?

You can always send an e-mail, certainly, but the bug should stay open
until the package maintainer responds to it and includes the fix.

Cheers,

-- 
Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]



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