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Re: maintainer not responding



I will look in to the bugs in more detail and see what exactly needs to be done.

On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 12:37 PM, Teemu Likonen <tlikonen@iki.fi> wrote:
> * 2010-08-05 12:10 (-0700), Jeremiah Mahler wrote:
>
>> But what can be done when a maintainer is not responding to the bug
>> reports they are responsible for?
>
>> Some have patches, some need to be forwarded upstream, and lots just
>> need a response like "I don't have time to fix these bugs, could
>> someone please help.".
>
> Well, that particular volunteer is busy in other tasks or not motivated
> enough to work on his packages. Indeed, help is needed there. Can you
> fix some of the bugs? Do you know someone who can? Ask other Debian
> developers if they can apply patches and upload new version. Perhaps
> package should be orphaned but I'm not familiar with Debian's package
> orphaning practices.
>
> It's good that you noticed this and care about the package. You might be
> the right person to push things forward, at least a bit.
>
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> them. I can't read all the list mail.
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