[Pkg-mozext-maintainers] uploaders.mk class (mozilla-devscripts)
mh at glandium.org
Thu Dec 31 13:05:36 UTC 2009
On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 01:49:07PM +0100, Alexander Sack wrote:
> > I never understood the urge for team members to be listed as uploaders on
> > all packages. As long as the maintainer field contains the team list,
> > there is really no need for more. And let people interested in such and
> > such package to add themselves to the corresponding uploaders field.
> Right, being in the Uploaders list is not a necessity ... however, in
> debian uploads still get categorized in "normal" and "NMU" uploads.
> Personally, I wouldnt care about NMU or not as long as the job gets
> done. But - please correct me - I also think that a package with lots
> of NMUs might be perceived as under-maintained in debian. Is it
> possible to opt-out from the special NMU treatment somehow for team
> maintained packages (like bugs getting really closed on upload rather
> than tagged as fixed in NMU etc.)?
If you upload a given package of a team you are member of, why wouldn't
you add yourself to the Uploaders list then, which wouldn't make it a NMU ?
Preemptive and systematic filling of Uploaders is unnecessary IMHO.
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