Maintainer value on the adobe-flashplugin package available on

Brian Thomason brian.thomason at
Mon Aug 24 18:18:08 BST 2009

Hi Michael,

Thanks for letting me know about this.  I'll let them know today, but
unfortunately, given how their release schedule works, they aren't likely to
do anything about it until the next update.

As for pointing to the Partner repo, we're actually working on that right
now for 9.04+.  They will be providing an apt-url link moving forward.

Best regards,


On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 1:06 PM, Michael Bienia <geser at> wrote:

> Hello,
> I hope you are the right person for this as your name appears in the
> changelog for the adobe-flashplugin package.
> The adobe-flashplugin package that can be downloaded directly from
> lists the Ubuntu MOTU mailing list as Maintainer which is
> clearly wrong and also causes confusion[0]:
> ,----
> | Package: adobe-flashplugin
> | Version:
> | Architecture: i386
> | Maintainer: Ubuntu MOTU Developers <ubuntu-motu at>
> | Original-Maintainer: DL-Flash Player Ubuntu <FlashPlayerUbuntu at
> >
> `----
> Would it be possible to get MOTU removed from the Maintainer field for
> this package?
> The adobe-flashplugin available from the partner archive doesn't have
> this problem, only the one from
> Perhaps it would be even better to point to the partner archive instead
> of offering a deb download at That way users will get
> updated packages once they are available in the partner archive.
> Regards,
> Michael
> 0: see the thread starting at
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