Re: debian/control Uploaders field
Ben Finney <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Policy requires both name and email address for each uploader, if any
> So if nothing else, it's a policy violation to have an Uploaders field
> not conforming to that format.
> I believe that these are used just as for the Maintainer field: to
> determine the correct GnuPG key for verifying uploads. If I'm right,
> that means the tools require both a name and an email address for each
> maintainer and each uploader.
The email address will also, IIRC, be used by the infrastructure tools
as the destination for a report on the success or failure of package
uploads. So, the email address needs to be valid and correspond to the
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