[Mageia-dev] proftpd - why was mdv package imported over ours nuking our changes???

Bersuit Vera bersuit.cooker at gmail.com
Sat Jan 12 15:52:20 CET 2013

I'm sorry, I'm just Padawan,  I thought it was working fine. I'll try to fix
it as soon as possible
What would be the best way to fix it?


2013/1/12 Colin Guthrie <mageia at colin.guthr.ie>

> Hello,
> I see you blindly imported the proftpd package from Mandriva a few days
> ago.
> http://svnweb.mageia.org/packages?view=revision&revision=337420
> This overwrote the changes I pushed a few weeks back.
> http://svnweb.mageia.org/packages?view=revision&revision=331311
> http://svnweb.mageia.org/packages?view=revision&revision=331662
> And you've added a whole bunch of legacy service calls in %post and
> %postun. Please use systemctl syntax here.
> In addition, you've overwritten several changes we've made in the last
> year. e.g. xinetd fixes, ftpuser fixes etc.
> Please be careful not to break things and don't blindly import something
> on the assumption it's better :(
> I think it's is likely quite rare now that importing another distro's
> package over the top of a package we've updated several times is a good
> idea...
> I've reapplied the changes we made now, but I'm guessing a more thorough
> review would still be a good idea.
> I've got enough of a package backlog to fix up, so please ensure you do
> not break things again :(
> Col
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