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Re: [Savannah-hackers] Erroneous CVS commit report

From: Sylvain Beucler
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers] Erroneous CVS commit report
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2004 00:09:33 +0100
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On Tue, Nov 16, 2004 at 11:48:06AM -0500, Richard Stallman wrote:
>     I think it is a bug in commit_prep+log_accum, basically it seems it
>     doesn't remove its temporary files after the notification. Although it
>     uses a random number as a suffix, sometimes the random number matches
>     an old one and generates an unappropriate diff.
>     You may consider to ask Corvus or Ward (I think Corvus worked on
>     tuning commit_prep+log_accum to Savannah, and Ward to the way it sends
>     mail) to fix the issue,
> If you find a bug in the software on Savannah, can you please make a
> practice of taking responsibility to get it fixed?  That's part of
> what it means to operate an activity; it includes overseeing the
> repair of any problems.
> Thus, having debugged it to a problem that needs a sysadmin,
> you should take the next step of reporting it to the sysadmin,
> and verifying that it does get fixed.
> Would you please do that now, and do likewise in the future?
> In the future, any time there is a bug that only the sysadmins
> can fix, please tell them right away.
> Ok?
> If you ask the sysadmins but they don't respond, that's a different
> kind of situation.  First you should try telling them again.  If they
> still don't respond, you should tell me, so that I can tell them to
> pay attention.  But this issue hasn't reached that stage yet.  This is
> at the stage where you should simply send a bug report to sysadmin and
> ask them to fix it.

(removed cvs-hackers from cc:)

Ok, no problem. By the way, Bala told me he has some time now, so he
may want to fix this as well as the branch-filtered notifications. If
he doesn't, I will ask the sysadmins.


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