Re: RFS: magicfilter (updated package)
Rogério Brito <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I have one off-topic comment: I've seen some well known maintainers do
> some things without the rigor that mentors apply to prospective
Yes. It's a little frustrating.
> Wouldn't it be the case to require said maintainers to shape up their
> skills so that their packages improve and, as a side effect, the quality
> of the overall distribution increases?
It would be nice (modulo disagreements within the project about best
practices). However, Debian doesn't really have a mechanism to do so at
> Anyway, back to my package in question, the sources are again fixed at
> mentors.d.n, which can be found at:
> dget http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/m/magicfilter/magicfilter_1.2-62.dsc
It looks like there's an accidental change to the timestamp for the
previous release in debian/changelog:
@@ -12,7 +23,7 @@
from a homebrew build to a debhelper + quilt package management (and
this will take care of some lintian warnings of the "pedantic" level).
- -- Rogério Brito <email@example.com> Thu, 07 May 2009 03:44:17 -0300
+ -- Rogério Brito <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sun, 02 Aug 2009 16:28:18 -0300
magicfilter (1.2-60.1) unstable; urgency=low
Please upload again with that fixed and I'll sponsor this. Thank you for
your work on the package!
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>