[Slackbuilds-users] Updates - 20170408.1

Ekin Akoglu 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.

Best regards,


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
> https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/slackware-14/tuxguitar-1-4-won%27t-start-4175603323/#post5693434
> and I thought he had done it, my bad: next time I will ask for a
> specific confirmation.
> Matteo
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