[Slackbuilds-users] Updates - 20170408.1
ekinakoglu at gmail.com
Tue Apr 11 08:26:43 UTC 2017
Dear Erik and Matteo,
Thank you for your concerns and understanding, and the clarification on
the matter. Hopefully the process will be more harmonious next time.
On 10/04/17 21:09, Matteo Bernardini wrote:
> 2017-04-10 18:50 GMT+02:00 Erik Hanson <erik at slackbuilds.org>:
>> On Mon, 10 Apr 2017 18:12:11 +0300
>> Ekin Akoglu <ekinakoglu at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Dear Willy and all,
>>> Thanks for the updates. However, I have one issue to raise.
>>> The updates and fixes to the packages should go through the
>>> maintainer. In other words, if there is a bug/issue reported for a
>>> slackbuild which is not sent to this mailing list but is mentioned in
>>> some other platforms (LQ in this case), I believe it should first be
>>> brought to the attention of the maintainer so that she has the option
>>> to fix it or, if someone else would fix it, at least she would be
>>> informed about this. I think this is the proper way.
>> This is already the policy for bug reports, version bump requests, etc.
>> I think in the case of minor fixes, such as to tuxguitar, the fix can
>> be pushed by an admin without waiting for a reply from the maintainer,
>> but I agree, you should have been contacted directly. First by the
>> person reporting the bug, or later by the admin after applying the fix
>> in git. LQ is not a place where we take bug reports, since not everyone
>> reads those forums (I don't read them myself), hopefully admins who
>> do will be more diligent in contacting maintainers in the future.
>> I have updated our bug reports page to clarify the process.
> Hi Ekin and Erik,
> TBH, I actually wrote on LQ to the guy noting that the script didn't
> work on x86 to report the issue to the maintainer
> and I thought he had done it, my bad: next time I will ask for a
> specific confirmation.
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