DIB Engine : Almost 100% working

Scott Ritchie scott at open-vote.org
Mon May 11 16:35:39 CDT 2009

Henri Verbeet wrote:
> 2009/5/11 Scott Ritchie <scott at open-vote.org>:
>> Henri Verbeet wrote:
>>> 2009/5/11 Joerg Mayer <jmayer at loplof.de>:
>>>> As I think that Alexandre has stated his preference (and I can understand
>>>> him taking a long term view), I want to ask the packagers for the distros
>>>> out there: Would it be OK for you to add the necessary patch into the
>>>> code that you distribute. Personally, that means Marcus and the openSUSE
>>>> wine packages :-)
>>> While distributions are of course free to do that, keep in mind that
>>> that would also make them responsible for supporting that code. I'm
>>> not sure how feasible that would be for something so close to core
>>> Wine functionality.
>> Distributions don't really "support" Wine anyway.  At best we just make a
>> new package every now and again.
> Yes, but the point is that bugs filed against such a package are
> potentially invalid. (People should use git for filing bugs, but not
> everyone does.)

We already expect our users to indicate if they've done any manual 
registry changes when reporting bugs.  This seems like just another 
instance of that.

Scott Ritchie

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