hardware accelerated ASL entered Debian

silver.bullet at zoho.com silver.bullet at zoho.com
Fri Oct 16 15:58:08 UTC 2015


On Fri, 16 Oct 2015 16:44:54 +0200, Oliver Grawert wrote:  
>it is exactly the correct way to do it, we usually ask upstreams to
>either get the package included in debian by a debian maintainer for
>syncing or to find an ubuntu maintainer to take over the packaging.
>just the target list was wrong.

It could happen that we humans sometimes send a request to the wrong
list, but usually we don't do it again and again. Cross posting to
several lists sometimes could be ok too. Usually not only upstream asks
packagers, but users send requests to include software too, by using the
appropriated channels.

It's strange that the OPs request is to get it packaged for 15.10 [1].
Why not simply ask to get it into the official repositories for the
next releases? Why should we vote on Facebook?

It's not an arbitrary supposition, that are just questions.

When I saw similar hurriedness on physicists forums for other things,
there usually was something fishy.

Here and now perhaps everything is ok.

No hard feelings!

Regards,
Ralf

[1]
Similar mails likely were send to all Ubuntu devel lists within the
last days.

"Begin forwarded message:

Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2015 14:30:57 +0200
From: Kaj Ailomaa <zequence at mousike.me>
To: ubuntu studio <Ubuntu-Studio-devel at lists.ubuntu.com>
Subject: [ubuntu-studio-devel] Final Freeze


As of a few hours ago, Ubuntu archive has entered "Final Freeze", which
means any upload will need to be accepted by archive admins. [snip]"




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