upload rights for my Debian packages

Daniel Pocock daniel at pocock.com.au
Thu Sep 26 08:19:49 UTC 2013

On 05/06/13 01:21, Benjamin Drung wrote:
> Hi Daniel,
> Am Montag, den 03.06.2013, 12:54 +0200 schrieb Daniel Pocock:
>> Hi,
>> Here is a list of my Debian packages, I am also upstream for some of them:
>>   http://qa.debian.org/developer.php?login=daniel@pocock.com.au
>> Could you please grant me per-package upload rights for these packages,
>> as per the procedure here:
>>   https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DeveloperMembershipBoard/ApplicationProcess
>> Can you also advise if I need to apply to the membership board, the
>> developer membership board, or is this procedure completely automatic
>> for me as a DD? I have already submitted the signed agreement with
>> Ubuntu's code of conduct and I have created a basic wiki page about my work:
>>   https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DanielPocock
> Thanks for caring for your Debian package on Ubuntu. We welcome all
> Debian Developers in Ubuntu.
> You have to apply to the Developer Membership Board (DMB) following the
> limited "dynamic" Per-Package Upload rights process [1]. Once the PPU is
> granted, you can update the package list by just mailing us (without
> attending another meeting).
> I found no manually synchronized package on your Launchpad page [2]. We

That has changed now, I've brought a number of high quality packages
into Ubuntu recently

Can you please advise on the next steps, e.g. do I need to find somebody
to request sponsorship, do I need to attend a DMB meeting?  The document
below[1] suggested that it may be feasible for Debian Developers such as
myself to use email exchanges rather than attending a meeting, and given
the time difference, that is preferable for me.

> expect that applying DDs have sufficient knowledge of Ubuntu and know
> the relevant differences between Ubuntu and Debian. Have you previous
> experience (syncs, merges, bug fix uploads, or stable release updates)
> with Ubuntu? If not, I advise you to go through the sponsoring queue [3]
> for your Ubuntu work for now. Sync requests (requestsync from
> ubuntu-dev-tools is your friend) are usually processed very quickly. You
> will then find sponsors that will endorse your PPU application.
> [1] http://people.ubuntu.com/~laney/dynamic-ppu-procedure.txt
> [2] https://launchpad.net/~daniel-pocock/+related-packages
> [3] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SponsorshipProcess

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