Re: Who should be listed in Uploaders ?
Charles Plessy <email@example.com> writes:
> Le Mon, Jun 19, 2006 at 04:01:39PM -0400, Yaroslav Halchenko a écrit :
>> * Maintainer address set to
>> firstname.lastname@example.org and since none of us
>> is DD yet we saw no point to include us in Uploaders. This fact makes
>> lintian unhappy and complaining about changelog-should-mention-nmu,
> I am in the same situation with some debian-med packages, and I ended up
> adding myself in Uploaders. I think that it is important that the users
> have a clue that there are real persons which take care of the packages.
> Also, the definition of the Uploaders field in the policy is broader
> than what its name suggests. In fact, it does not mention uploading at
Technically, Uploaders is basically anyone who is listed in changelog
entries. If you list yourself as the author of a version in
debian/changelog, you should be in Uploaders.
In practice, I agree with...
> In the end, I think that it is safe to think the Uploaders field as a
> "Co-maintainers" field. This is also how it is presented in
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>