Getting new packages into Ubuntu

Benjamin Drung bdrung at
Mon Sep 19 20:03:37 UTC 2011

Am Montag, den 19.09.2011, 20:55 +0100 schrieb Colin Watson:
> On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 12:09:54PM -0700, Evan Broder wrote:
> > If we're going to focus on making this easier, can we focus on the
> > first two options? Historically speaking, packages that live solely in
> > Ubuntu and aren't part of any release's user experience tend to end up
> > largely orphaned by a MOTU team that's overworked and understaffed.
> Amen.  Even just from fixing builds over the last few weeks, I'm getting
> tired of fixing stuff that was stuffed into Ubuntu a few releases ago
> and then ignored!

Why not discourage REVU completely?

Benjamin Drung
Debian & Ubuntu Developer
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