On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 10:25:17AM +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> Hi Vincent,
> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 02:17:30PM +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > Bug #302907 in libstroke0-dev has been open and had a (working) patch
> > for 6 years. The maintainer has never replied or done anything else
> > concerning this bug.
> > Could this bug be eventually fixed?
> Sure it can, and it *will* be fixed as soon as someone does that
> The bug is 6 years old but, at the same time, the package hasn't been
> uploaded to the Debian archive for the past 4 years. Chances are that
> the maintainer, Cc:-ed, has lost interest in maintaining the package or
> is simply in need of help.
> How about you prepare an nmudiff and post it to the bug log for review
> as a concrete step forward to fix the issue? If the maintainer does not
> reply, you can then ask for sponsoring (to the maintainer, to -mentors,
> or the like) and eventually even step in as the maintainer of a package
> you seem to care about.
Indeed an NMU or a new maintainer for the libstroke package would be
most welcome. Please go ahead and upload if you wish; no need to ask my
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