How to not collaborate with Debian (and upstream)

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Thu Aug 28 05:37:17 BST 2008

On Thursday 28 August 2008 00:04, Justin Dugger wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 10:22 PM, Michael Casadevall
> <sonicmctails at> wrote:
> > +1 on reverting this upload until a consensus among -motu and -devel
> > can be reached.
> Even putting aside the rookie packaging errors, there appears to be a
> serious technical problem here (and a bit of pathology from Debian
> too).  The idea about finding a consensus thus far has not mentioned
> upstream itself, nor has any of the bugs about this issue I've seen.
> It would be handy if someone were to document whatever discussion and
> decisions upstream has made, if this is truly about collaboration
> between Ubuntu, Debian and upstream.
> Justin Dugger

At this point I'd like to start with getting some consensus within Ubuntu.  I 
totally don't understand what you mean by pathology from Debian?  Surely 
we've done enough disrespecting our upstream without adding on to it.

Scott K

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