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From: Alan Hourihane <alanh@×××××××××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-alt@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alt] can't emerge app-arch/rpm
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 14:44:33
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-alt] can't emerge app-arch/rpm by Fabian Groffen
On Fri, 2008-06-13 at 16:38 +0200, Fabian Groffen wrote:
> On 13-06-2008 15:35:25 +0100, Alan Hourihane wrote: > > Sorry Jeremy, I realise that it's part of a patch that failed. What I > > failed to understand is why Fabian decided to cut & paste the import > > process and show that something failed patching did an edit on it and > > then further went on to commit it. > > > > It'd be much easier to understand if Fabian just said "o.k. done, but > > it's untested". > > I thought maybe people are interested to know how I just do it, and > figure out if they can do that themselves too. It helps us when someone > can tell "I did this, and it works after that", where "this" and "that" > are things we know (command, patch).
Well, if that's the case, it would have been nice to explain what you were doing rather than just cut & paste and expect people to just know what happened. I'm quite happy to learn the processes, but an explanation would have been useful as well.
> > > Sorry that it took so long for a dev to respond to your request but > > > this is precisely one of the reasons that I would prefer bug reports > > > on bugzilla rather than the ML. I forget to 'fix things' that are > > > presented on the ML and then they get buried and I won't be able to > > > easily tell what needs to happen. > > > > bugs can also get easily forgotten, and need pinging from time to time > > to get things moving. > > Sorry, this is mainly the case for non-trivial bugs, and overflow > situations on the active devs for this project.
That's o.k. Alan. -- gentoo-alt@l.g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-alt] can't emerge app-arch/rpm Jeremy Olexa <darkside@g.o>