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Re: remote: GitLab: LFS objects are missing. Ensure LFS is properly set up or try a manual "git lfs push --all".

On Wed, 30 May 2018, Ian Jackson wrote:

> Alexander Wirt writes ("Re: remote: GitLab: LFS objects are missing. Ensure LFS is properly set up or try a manual "git lfs push --all"."):
> > Alex - fed up with explaining the same things again and again and again
> Debian contributors are not, by and large, stupid or lazy.  If you
> find that many Debian contributors are making similar mistakes then
> probably this is probably because of factors in their environment.
in fact its mostly andreas. 

> In this particular case, that environment is Salsa.  If course there
> will always be mistakes and people will overlook things.  But if you
> find that you are having to explain similar things over and over again
> then it probably means that your user interfaces or documentation are
> not sufficiently good.
He don't read the documentation. Especially the part about "where to find
support". In fact he knows about it, he just ignores it. 

> A better approach, when someone asks a question you think is answered
> in the docs, is to ask in a friendly way, something like this:
Thats the part of again and again. I *KNOW* that andreas knows about the
support channels, he just ignores it. 

>       Can you tell me where you looked for the answer, or where
>       you looked for contact information, before asking your question
>       here on debian-devel ?
>       Your question seems to me to be answered here:
>          https://whatever
>       but perhaps that page wasn't sufficiently discoverable, or maybe
>       it wasn't clear enough ?
>       We want to improve the UI and the documentation so that people
>       more easily find the information they need.  (And of course to
>       reduce our own workload!)  So suggestions for improvement would
>       be very welcome.
> Personally when I make some kind of bug report or support request I
> try to anticipate this kind of question.  The result is often
> suggestions for improvements to docs, or docs visibility.  (Since
> everything we rely on is Free Software, we can always change things to
> make life smoother for users, and less burdensome for service
> operators...)
> Ian.
> -- 
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