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Thilo Bangert <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> trying to install openssh on the dev profile one is greated with this
> * QA Notice: Package has poor programming practices which may compile
> * fine but exhibit random runtime failures.
> * closefromtest.c:46: warning: implicit declaration of function
> * Please do not file a Gentoo bug and instead report the above QA
> * issues directly to the upstream developers of this software.
> This looks really really weird. On the one hand we are saying: "Its a QA
> issue but upstream should fix it." followed by "It so broke, we wont let
> you install it."
Personally I think we should be directing our users to our Bugzilla
always. We really don't want to be pissing off upstreams if we put in a
patch that triggers one of these QA warnings and it ends up being our
problem and not theirs.
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