[Pkg-utopia-maintainers] Bug#964139: NMU (delayed/14) to fix two init compatibility issues

Matthew Vernon matthew at debian.org
Wed Sep 16 22:02:48 BST 2020

On 16/09/2020 18:33, Ansgar wrote:

> Matthew Vernon wrote:
>> On 15/09/2020 19:26, Michael Biebl wrote:
>>> I don't agree with this NMU. Please cancel it.
> I did so.

Huh; I thought that was the uploader's (i.e. my) responsibility. Doing 
so was on my TODO.

>> Could you please explain what the problem with it is?
> As far as I understand, Debian's NMU rules are not intended to resolve
> conflicts by overriding the maintainer (temporarily until the next
> maintainer upload).

It seemed that the maintainer didn't have the interest in fixing these 
two bugs, rather than having actively stated they thought they shouldn't 
have been fixed.

> Having this bug on social media probably doesn't help it either
> (unrelated, but someone pointed out this happened on IRC).

I had nothing to do with that (and, indeed, haven't seen that); it 
doesn't seem like a constructive thing to have done.



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