Bite of the Buildbugs!

Ian Bruene ianbruene at
Sun Dec 10 22:26:01 UTC 2017

On 12/10/2017 10:52 AM, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> Ugly, but simple.  I'd like to hear counterargument from Gary and Fred before
> we make a final decision. Keep it succint, guys.

Agreed. My main concern is that trying to be clever here has many ways 
to go wrong, and few ways to detect them before it gets to users.

> Do you understand the problem well enough that you could specify an upstream fix?

I'm not yet certain whether python or the distributions have 
jurisdiction here. Earlier comments from rlaager suggest that it is the 
distributions. Working on getting an error specification...

/"In the end; what separates a Man, from a Slave? Money? Power? No. A 
Man Chooses, a Slave Obeys."/ -- Andrew Ryan

/"Utopia cannot precede the Utopian. It will exist the moment we are fit 
to occupy it."/ -- Sophia Lamb

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