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Discussion on: How I Dealt with a Bug in an Abandoned Library

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Patryk Padus

No. Really no.
You just create another Linux distro to fix just small issue or new design concept adapt...
What you can is to create new package, incorporate all fixes to it, inform other and try contact owner showing that you can maintain library.
Start maintaining and creating better word.

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Muntadhar Haydar

package maintaining can - probably is - time and effort consuming, but, a pull request would be really nice to help the owner and future users who might run into the same bug

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Josh Brown

While that is definitely the "ideal" situation, not everyone has the time/desire to become a package maintainer.