motu-sru needs you
Devid Antonio Filoni
devidfil at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 14:02:19 BST 2008
2008/10/3 Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at kitterman.com>:
> On Friday 03 October 2008 08:01, Devid Antonio Filoni wrote:
>> 2008/10/3 Stefan Potyra <sistpoty at ubuntu.com>:
>> > Hi,
>> Hi Stefan
>> > On Thursday 02 October 2008 22:25:16 Nicolas Valcárcel wrote:
>> >> I would like to apply for SRU team aswell, my daily work involves
>> >> working with the current stable release, so i think i can do o a good
>> >> job on it. I'm also interested in Q&A and security, which are some
>> >> things that will help me on this, so please consider this as my
>> >> application for the motu-sru team.
>> > speaking of it, I'm interested where you'd draw the border between what
>> > should go into -security and -updates.
>> > Also, I'd be interested about a personal nitpick: The ghc6 package as in
>> > intrepid right now, hasn't seen a new upstream version since hardy, but
>> > was updated with a number of fixes since then, a few irrelevant to hardy
>> > (e.g. adding a script that produces some output during the time-taking
>> > build, so that slow buildds won't fail due to timeout), but some which
>> > fix imho important bugs. How would you react if I'd request the current
>> > version in intrepid to go into hardy-updates?
>> I would say you to make a debdiff of the fixes for important bugs, If
>> you want other things I would suggest you to ask for a backport.
> How would you deal with it then if Stefan told you something along the lines
> of "I've been a MOTU for a very long time and I understand this stuff really
> well since I did most of the last GHC transition. I think it's better to put
> the whole version in -updates."?
I would ask another member of motu-sru as I still think that some of
the changes are useless. The motu-sru member will be a sort of judge
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