tony_lambregts at telusplanet.net
Thu Nov 7 19:07:00 CST 2002
Ove Kaaven wrote:
>On Thu, 7 Nov 2002, Michael Wetherell wrote:
>>On Thursday 07 November 2002 6:59 pm, Dimitrie O. Paun wrote:
>>>On November 7, 2002 01:55 pm, Steve Langasek wrote:
>>>>What do you mean by "Debian maintainer", precisely? The most recent wine
>>>>package in Debian is version 0.0.20021007-1, uploaded October 20 by Ove
>>>>Kaaven. Has Ove indicated that he is no longer interested in maintaining
>>>>this package? (He has not so indicated to Debian!) Or do you have
>>>>something else in mind when referring to a "Debian maintainer"?
>>>Woops. My bad, I didn't realise Ove is the Debian maintainer.
>>>How silly of me, I'll correct that right away.
>>Ah, that explains that. I've just been by the Debian site and realised that
>>there is still a maintainer, very much so, and I was about to ask what
>>exactly was it I'd volenteered for.
>If you want, you or someone else could help by checking the Debian bugs on
>the package though; I don't know which bugs have been fixed in a later
>Wine release, nor did I ever get around to figure out the best way to
>forward such bugs to the used-to-be-rather-unorganized way of handling
>bugs (the one bug (which should be simple since it came with a patch) I
>did try to forward to wine-devel a year and a half ago had still not been
>resolved last time I looked). So, since I've been a little lazy about
>those bugs, I've been thinking about delegating responsibility for that to
>someone else, at a minimum. I haven't yet felt in need of filing a RFA or
>anything yet, though... (and the most recent package is 0.0.20021031-1,
>uploaded a couple of days ago)
I am not sure this is the best way but I would suggest that for each
Debian bug in the you should start a bug in Wine's Bugzilla. (That is
assuming the bug is actualy in wine in wine of course) you should
provide a url link to the debian bug in wine and vice versa.
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