[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#827104: Bug#827104: Recommends: obsolete package xfce4-volumed

ian_bruce at mail.ru ian_bruce at mail.ru
Mon Jun 13 08:13:34 UTC 2016


On Sun, 12 Jun 2016 17:30:19 +0200
Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org> wrote:

>>>> Please remove this false dependency.
>>> It's not a false dependency, it's just that the package has been
>>> removed and the dependency line not updated.
>> If a dependency on a currently non-existent package is "not false",
>> then I wonder what meaning you think the word has.
>> Again, do you think this situation is perfectly proper and correct?
>> Do you propose that it should persist indefinitely? Was it incorrect
>> to file a bug report describing it? After all, what's the purpose of
>> filing ANY bug reports; the final collapse of the universe will
>> eventually happen anyway, rendering the whole point moot, as you say.
> I honestly don't know what you're talking about, and I frankly don't
> care. This will be fixed in the next package upload anyway.

I'm confused. Does the Debian Project actually WANT people to file bug
reports? If not, why bother having a public bug-tracker, where the
standard reply is, "That's not a bug, you're just too stupid to
understand the perfection that we've created."

Conversely, if bug reports ARE wanted, then why is it considered
appropriate to reply in such a condescending and insulting way, to the
people who file them?

Do you want bug reports, or not? Would anybody care to argue that this
current case is NOT a bug? Should I infer that in the future, you would
prefer that I f*** off, and mind my own business?

-- Ian Bruce

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