Bug#556217: DDPO does not show sponsored uploads
One of my packages has been adopted by a new maintainer and I am the
If you look at my packages and hover the mouse over the recent upload
of gnade (=1.6.2-3), the tooltip text says "1 week ago by Stephen Leake
<firstname.lastname@example.org> (Uploader: Stephen Leake
<email@example.com>)", i.e. it thinks the maintainer and
uploader are the same. This is wrong; I am the uploader. The control
Maintainer: Stephen Leake <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Uploaders: Ludovic Brenta <email@example.com>
and I did the upload, signed by my key (firstname.lastname@example.org). Stephen is
neither a DD nor a DM, so cannot possibly be the uploader.
Another package, polyorb, shows the same problem with another
maintainer. Because this is a new package (as opposed to an adopted
package), it does not appear on my DDPO page at all.
The unofficial debian-mentors FAQ specifically warns against passing
-e or -m to dpkg-buildpackage or debuild, so I didn't. Was that a
FWIW, both packages that expose the problem (gnade and polyorb) are
still in the NEW queue.
Consequences of this problem:
- there is no Sponsored Uploads section on my page
- when gnade is through the NEW queue, it will disappear from my page
(polyorb is already absent from it)
- I cannot easily track the packages I sponsor
- I get no credit for sponsoring :)