[Mageia-sysadm] [forums-discuss] Re: updating sysadmin privileges in forum config

Marja van Waes marja11 at xs4all.nl
Mon Mar 26 20:59:47 CEST 2012

On 26/03/12 19:21, Wolfgang Bornath wrote:
> 2012/3/26 Marja van Waes<marja11 at xs4all.nl>:
>> Wel, it helps if people file a bug report when they suffer from those
>> "normal" bugs. We don't vote for bugs in our bugzilla, but the more users
>> report a bug, the more chance it gets fixed.
>> But even then nothing is guaranteed, because the people who fix bugs , push
>> upgrades, etc. here are human beings, with limited time, capabilities, and
>> so on, even security fixes sometimes don't get done fast, in spite of
>> everyone doing his best.
>> We have a bug report (#40) about an upgrade that would fix several bugs,
>> including several security fixes, some of the last were already mentioned in
>> the report in august last year by the upstream maintainer.
>> Having the report there helps as a reminder and I'm sure upgrading will be
>> done, but the report also shows that it is good to have limited expectations
>> about how fast we are.
> As explained several times, you can't mix bug fixing for mageia
> packages with bug fixing of phpBB. First we do not have a phpBB3
> package. Second:  updating the couple of hundred files with all
> 100+something bugs would be some work. Third: if we would have a
> package, still it needs to be unpacked and all the bug fixes must be
> checked and integrated into the single files and then packed. This way
> or that, all this only in case we still trust the "zip from some
> website" (as Michael put it).
Thanks wobo, sometimes I miss mails or they don't sink in when I read 
them, so thanks for taking the time to explain it again :)

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