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Re: FW: knockd package long-standing bug

On Wed 15 May 2019 at 08:02:01 +0000, Riccardo Paolo Bestetti wrote:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: tomas@xxxxxxxxxx <tomas@xxxxxxxxxx> 
> Sent: mercoledì 15 maggio 2019 07:47
> To: debian-user@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: FW: knockd package long-standing bug
> Hi Tomás,
> > I don't understand to whom you sent a mail: to the maintainer's
> > (Leonardo's) Debian address or to the bug tracker? Perhaps you might
> > try to send a mail directly to the maintainer?
> Both. First to the bug tracker, and then last Tuesday to Leonardo's
> Debian address.
> > The second one seems "softer", I'd try that first.
> Sounds good. I'm gonna look into that. Thanks!

You could also consider just applying the patches which work for you
and getting on with life. Bugs have been reported and not responded
to. You have done your part; now it is up to someone else who is in a
position to do something about it. Note that the Package Salvaging
process "..is only intended for actively taking over maintainership."
How an ordinary user would start the process doesn't appear to be