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Re: Broken deps in the stable release are not acceptable



Am Freitag, den 28.12.2007, 14:07 -0500 schrieb seth vidal:
> On Fri, 2007-12-28 at 19:19 +0100, Christoph Wickert wrote:
> > Raleigh, we have a problem...
> > 
> > python-gammu, which is required by wammu, prevents users from updating
> > to the latest gammu release for several days now. It has already been
> > reported in Bugzilla, see
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=426848 and - even more
> > interesting -
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=425831
> > 
> > This leads me to some questions:
> > 
> >      1. Why is # 425831 still in status "New"? It has been reported on
> >         Dec 16th and the maintainer already responded to it.
> 
> It's the holidays and people are doing non-fedora things?
> 
> I mean it's from dec 16th to the 28th. It's 12 days, I grant you, but if
> the person(s) is(are) in college then there's a good chance they may be
> away from their normal work habits or network connections.

That's why I wrote "I know there are people on vacation these days", but
IMO a packager should change a bug's status to assigned if he knows
about the problem and he promised to fix it.

If someone is 'offline' for a while, other people should be allowed to
touch his packages.
> 
> -sv

Christoph


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