Re: unexpected NMUs || buildd queue
Brian May <email@example.com> writes:
>>>>>> "Andreas" == Andreas Metzler <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Andreas> uploaded as NMU. Your sponsor probably rebuilt the package with
> Andreas> dpkg-buildpackage -mhis@address
> Andreas> instead of either using
> Andreas> dpkg-buildpackage -kkeyâ??id
> Andreas> or
> Andreas> dpkg-buildpackage -uc -us
> Andreas> followed by a invokation of debsign..
> In the past there seems to be confusion whether to use the -m option
> or the -e option for dpkg-buildpackage when sponsoring packages.
> I take it that the correct option is non-of-the-above, and actually
> The issue I have with -k, is that if the upload is messed up for any
> reason (e.g. forgot -sa when required), it is the sponsored maintainer
> who is informed, not the uploader (unless this has changed recently).
> Brian May <email@example.com>
Which is right. The sponsored maintainer is the one that has to fix
bugs and ask his sponsor for another upload.
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