Response to active removal of initscripts

Adam Borowski kilobyte at
Wed Sep 16 19:35:16 BST 2020

On Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 05:33:01PM +0100, Matthew Vernon wrote:
> So that didn't result in hugs and puppies. It looks like Michael isn't going
> to reply to my last message; I'll give him a bit more time, then I'll drop
> leader@ a line to see if he has anything else to say.
> I'm then away 19-26th, so I think we're probably looking at a TC referral
> when I get back unless there's useful movement in the mean time. I'd hoped
> we could have a useful discussion with Michael.

That's the extent of about all my interactions with Michael.

He keeps insta-closing all bugs (including severity:critical ones[1]),
playing BTS ping-pong if I try to reopen.  On the other hand, he often
files RC bug on his own, also playing BTS ping-pong, often not even
gracing us with writing some text in the commands.

And no, asking leader@ doesn't help -- he did ignore Sam on three

Other members of the systemd team at least deign to grace me with

I'd like to commend Simon, who's always helpful and willing to negotiate.
He's unwilling to fight his team-mates though.


[1]. If "breaks all further apt use to the point not only an average user
but even an average DD won't be able to recover" isn't critical, I don't
know what is.
⣾⠁⢠⠒⠀⣿⡁ Imagine there are bandits in your house, your kid is bleeding out,
⢿⡄⠘⠷⠚⠋⠀ the house is on fire, and seven big-ass trumpets are playing in the
⠈⠳⣄⠀⠀⠀⠀ sky.  Your cat demands food.  The priority should be obvious...

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