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Re: Question for candidate Towns

On Mon, Mar 07, 2005 at 09:53:52AM -0800, Anthony Towns wrote:
> Eduard Bloch wrote:
> >Sorry, I did not follow the threads from the beginning, but... whom
> >should I believe? I inteprett your answers as exactly what Henning
> >describes. What I miss is a clear statement:
> > - what is going wrong
> > - why is it going wrong
> Uh, what are you talking about? NEW processing?
> >For example, there is no excuse for blocking libs because of obvious
> >soname changes in new, for months now.
> They're not blocked, they're just not being done. The answers to your 
> question are either "NEW is not being processed / because people don't 
> have the time to do it", or "People don't have enough time / because 
> we've got a release to get out and in general, that's just the way life 
> is" depending on what you were asking. There's nothing more to it than that.

And when the release depends on testing of packages which in turn is blocked
by the upload to NEW, which in turn is not being done because people are
working on the release, which ...

Nice circular depenendy problem :)


Sven Luther

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