[Piuparts-devel] upgrading #666023 to serious?

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Sun Jun 17 18:04:30 UTC 2012

Hi Andreas,

On Freitag, 15. Juni 2012, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> I'd like to upgrade dkms bug http://bugs.debian.org/666023 to serious as
> is causes most *-dkms packages to fail installation, e.g.
> http://piuparts.debian.org/sid/fail/virtualbox-dkms_4.1.16-dfsg-2.log

I think it should have been filing as serious from the beginning, and with the 
same reason used for raising the severity now: it makes the package fail to 
install, which by definition of the release team makes it to buggy to release.

> I attached a trivial patch to that bug that should fix the issue of a
> missing /lib/modules directory.

Asking the maintainers if they plan and upload, need a sponsor or other help 
for that and/or are fine with this an NMU would be the next steps.. :)


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