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Re: closing out old bugs of unmaintained releases



On Sat, 05 Jan 2008 13:28:32 +0100
Thorsten Leemhuis <fedora leemhuis info> wrote:

> In fact, something like the above is what I always do and did for my
> packages (and had to do, as I'm a package-monkey and no developer).
> 
> IOW: if it's not a packaging bug or otherwise specific to Fedora I
> asked the reported to report the bug upstream, as the bug gets fixed
> for everyone then -- that includes other distributions and thus is
> the best for everyone and avoid double work in our current world with
> fivehundred-and-more distributions. If the reported didn't forward the
> bug upstream I did it if the bug looked worth forwarding.

Except that as a maintainer it's one of your responsibilities to do
some of the upstream filing/tracking.

-- 
Jesse Keating
Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?

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