Re: FW: Processing of tla-load-dirs_1.0.21ubuntu1_source.changes
On Wed, May 25, 2005 at 07:39:30AM +1000, Matthew Palmer wrote:
> On Sun, May 22, 2005 at 03:56:35PM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> > Can anyone tell me what this means, and who is trying to upload this to
> > Debian without even sending me a patch first?
> What it means: the Ubuntu maintainer for tla-load-dirs (sorry, don't know
> who) managed to send their package in the direction of the Debian upload
> queue instead of the Ubuntu one. I'm not sure why this happens, because an
> Ubuntu maintainer should (I presume) change their dput/dupload defaults to
> Ubuntu, and the dput/dupload packages in Ubuntu should probably have their
> defaults changed to Ubuntu, not Debian.
It requires two mistakes to actually get such an upload accepted (you
need to get the distribution wrong in debian/changelog, *and* you need
to get the upload target wrong). People have made one or other mistake
in the past, but I don't think anyone's managed both simultaneously yet.
Plus you have to be in both upload keyrings, which wasn't the case here.
Oliver Grawert changed the default Ubuntu dupload and dput
configurations yesterday, which we hope should make this less likely to
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