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Re: bug #149713

On Mon, Feb 28, 2005 at 04:04:09PM +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> > I don't think we can expect an extras packager to fix upstream bugs in the 
> > code, packagers deal with *packaging* bugs. If the packager *can* fix bugs 
> > (and certainly many can, to some extent at least) then fine, but me thinks 
> > things like this can safely be closed with "please report upstream 
> > instead" unless the bug is caused by FE-specific changes to the software.
> In the case of _real_ bugs, I disagree. Part of the job of packaging is
> to make sure bugs get fixed and fed upstream. It's not just grunt-work.

Thanks for all your feedback. As the bug in this case is pretty simple to
fix I will just fix it and try to get feedback from the reporter. I am
not sure if I will feed it upstream because in this special case the
error is in the gtk2 smooth engine which is now already part of
gtk2-engines-2.6.0 where this bugs seems to be fixed.
In fact all theme engines from gnome-themes-extras will be in
gtk2-engines for FC4/FE4.


Adrian Reber <adrian lisas de>            http://lisas.de/~adrian/
We don't really understand it, so we'll give it to the programmers.

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