[Mageia-dev] MANDATORY READ : 7 days before misc unleashes CERBERUS!

Funda Wang fundawang at gmail.com
Mon Sep 19 03:40:45 CEST 2011

2011/9/17 Philippe DIDIER <philippedidier at laposte.net>:
> Funda Wang has done a huge work (not yet finished) to upgrade libpng in
> Mageia.
> He rebuilt at least hundred source packages to be coherent (and closed bug
> reports
> of people crying about some programs segfaulting since libpng was upgraded)
> While doing this, he upgraded several packages for which updated sources
> exist...
> While doing this he could resolve several other bugs (giving quick answers
> to
> personal messages I sent to him...)
> If you mean he must be the maintainer of the whole lot, he never will do
> such a work
> (Perhaps may I not to speak for him...)
If packages have maintainers, the whole rebuild for new system libs
would be easier. And, if we drop packages without maintainers, fewer
orphan packages will be needed for rebuilding.

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