NEW Packages process

Stephan Hermann sh at
Wed Apr 16 16:58:25 BST 2008

On Wed, 16 Apr 2008 17:52:45 +0200
Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <pochu at> wrote:

> Stephan Hermann wrote:
> > On Wed, 16 Apr 2008 16:08:10 +0200
> > Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <pochu at> wrote:
> > 
> >> Reinhard Tartler wrote:
> >>>  * for NEW packages, there is obviously no LP entry yet.
> >> Actually there is, just after the package hits NEW. And you can at
> >> that point subscribe to bug mail, so this shouldn't be an issue.
> > 
> > "Why should I care about a package which I want in Ubuntu? The MOTU
> > Team is responsible for I'm out of the chain there"
> I was speaking about Reinhard's problem. Of course if you don't want
> to subscribe to bug mail there's nothing we can do about it, or if
> you subscribe and unsubscribe after that...

Ok, I thought it was more general :)

> Anyway, should I see a package for which the packager says he won't
> look at it anymore when it hits the archive because it's not his
> duty, I won't upload it. With those arguments, it's not his duty to
> package it and get it into the archive either way, so why should he
> be allowed to do one but not the other if he doesn't care for the
> package?

Well, you don't know the guy who wants to get his package uploaded to
the after the package hit the archive, the whole MOTU team
is responsible to "support" the package anyways...just because "the
former guy who proposed the package doesn't want to maintain it
anymore" is no reason to drop the package from the archive...



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