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Re: Maintainer Responsibilities



> > What if upstream answers: ok, thanks for bug report, please try this
> > patch... or I've fixed it in repo, please try svn snapshot,  if it's
> > fixed for you?
>
> In that case we can roll a fixed package (e.g. as a scratch build). (If
> upstream says "try a current snapshot, it should be fixed", I'll usually
> try to find the actual commit and, if I don't find it, ask "can you please
> point me to the commit that fixed it so we can backport it?". But for some
> packages, just upgrading to the newer snapshot is the better solution.) But
> until that happens, there's no reason for the packager to be involved.

Yes, but how will you notice reporter needs (your) help if bug is closed 
upstream?




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