Fix bug with unreachable upstream?
On Monday 09 June 2008, Tim wrote:
> I use the small C utility ez-ipupdate to keep a dynamic DNS account
> up-to-date with ZoneEdit, a free dynamic DNS provider. Recently,
> ZoneEdit changed the page that updates A records; ez-ipupdate needs
> to be changed to reflect this.
> Here's where I run into an issue. I've managed to successfully patch
> the code to make it work again, but I can't get in touch with the
> upstream maintainer. His personal email and mailing list are both
> hosted on a system that doesn't exist (at least according to DNS -
> ironic, no?). His "contact me" page returns a 404. Several other
> links on his site are broken or outdated.
> What's the "Gentoo way" here? Should I keep trying to get in touch
> with the maintainer, file a bug in Gentoo Bugzilla, or just live with
File a bug, attach your patch and mention that upstream is
uncontactable. It's the gentoo maintainers call for what to do next.
alan dot mckinnon at gmail dot com
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