[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: Kind request: fix your packages



-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA1

On Mon, 06 Oct 2003 10:42:57 +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:

> > > > 	As we all know you're dumb and you can not learn to use a package
> > > > manager ever. To ease your pain we've decided not to inflict you the
> > > > so-called "dependency hell" and provide you an autonomous application--
> fedora-devel-list mailing list
> fedora-devel-list redhat com
> http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-devel-list

This posting looks as if you've been bitten by a bug in mailman, where
it terminates postings at lines which contain a single dot character.
It is as if it would treat it like the SMTP end of message body
delimiter.

In September, I've posted about this to mailman-developers list, but
there hasn't been any response. The posting included additional
observations on mailman escaping "From" at the beginning of a line
with a ">" character. It should not do that either before
redistributing messages to subscribers. It breaks the formatting (">"
is the quote prefix) as well as GPG signatures. They have a bugzilla
system, but writing good bug reports takes more time, and I hate
spending time on bug reports when developers are too lazy to comment
briefly on a mail.

Maybe someone with insight reads this and posts a followup to my
message on the mailman-developers list.

- -- 
Michael, who doesn't reply to top posts and complete quotes anymore.

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.2.3 (GNU/Linux)

iD8DBQE/gZEw0iMVcrivHFQRAipMAJ9TP3+kYRldqr5pD9sSGMiTEkNW6ACcCejW
LWfy3K+jNMfhJILSZDSHNmA=
=IARv
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----




[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]