Re: Use of DM-Upload-Allowed field
On Sat, Mar 20, 2010 at 22:00, Joachim Wiedorn <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Paul Wise <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 2:03 AM, Joachim Wiedorn <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > How is the actual status of using the DM-Upload-Allowed field/bit?
>> Initially the plan was for DMUA to be set on package X only by sponsor
>> Y after they are satisfied with the quality of uploads of package X by
>> maintainer Z. These days DMUA seems much more casually added, often by
>> the DM rather than the DD. Where maintainers ask for DMUA to be added,
>> they probably remember the initial plan for it whereas most others do
>> not seem to know about it.
> So I am right to do in this way?
> 1. Set the DMUA first time inside the package (debian/control)
> 2. upload to mentors.d.o
> 3. ask for (last) sponsoring (RFS)
No, the correct process would be:
1. prepare a package
2. upload it to mentors.d.n
3. find a sponsor
4. reiterate 1-3 for "some times" then ask the sponsor to add the DM
flag. This should be done by the sponsor since he trusts you can
manage that package correctly without supervision.
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