Maintainer/XSBC-Original-Maintainer in Ubuntu packages

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Sat Jun 13 01:49:15 BST 2009

> Hi Luca,
> Am Friday 12 June 2009 23:05:32 schrieb Luca Falavigna:
>> Il giorno Fri, 12 Jun 2009 18:04:52 +0200
>> Morten Kjeldgaard <mok at> ha scritto:
>> > Maintainer: Morten Kjeldgaard (
>> Soyuz would complain about wrong email address format and reject upload.
> I'm not entirely sure, but I think using an email address registered with
> launchpad as Maintainer entry will make you a bug contact. However maybe
> that's limited to addresses, and maybe I'm even there still
> wrong.

As a matter of personal policy I don't change the maintainer if I happen
to make an Ubuntu change on a package I maintain in Debian.  Soyuz doesn't
mind a bit.  dpkg-buildpackage whines, but that's it.

Scott K

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