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Re: No answer to easy bug policy



On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 09:12:50AM +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-07-12 at 02:04 +0200, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> > There are several occasions where the individual maintainers are still
> > active and working on some software packages while not fixing trivial
> > bugs on other software packages.
> 
> Surely the maintainer in question knows the package well enough to
> decide whether to merge patches? For instance, I might push a patch
> upstream and hold off applying it to fedora as it's trivial and will get
> updated at the next version bump of my package in a few weeks.

But you can mention it on the patch, so that the reporter knows what is
happening. Or close UPSTREAM. Also I have added a 3 weeks delay before
this is started. This leads to 3 weeks + 1 month time.

> This all seems so very beurocratic to me.

It is. But burocracy is required when it comes to forcing other
contributors.

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Pat


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