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From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
To: gentoo-alt@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alt] can't emerge app-arch/rpm
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 14:38:57
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-alt] can't emerge app-arch/rpm by Alan Hourihane
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).
> > 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. -- Fabian Groffen Gentoo on a different level -- gentoo-alt@l.g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-alt] can't emerge app-arch/rpm Alan Hourihane <alanh@×××××××××××××××××.uk>