Re: Orphaning a package without being able to change maintainer info?
On Thu, Aug 09, 2001 at 09:52:49PM -0700, Tor Slettnes wrote:
> I have a dilemma.
> I need to orphan a package that's specific to the ARM architecture,
> because my Netwinder broke down (We had some severe power spikes about
> a month ago, which killed it). I no longer have an ARM build machine.
> The Debian Developer's Reference says to change the maintainer to
> "Debian QA Group". Since I no longer can build the package, I also
> cannot upload a version with updated maintainer information.
> Have I misunderstood what I need to do? Or do I have to rebuild the
> package in order to change its maintainer information?
You could try using one of the debian arm boxes available to maintainers. I think arm.debian.org is one such.