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Re: Backports integrated into the main archive

On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 12:53 PM, Gerfried Fuchs <rhonda@deb.at> wrote:
>    Hi, Vincent!
> * Vincent Cheng <vincentc1208@gmail.com> [2013-03-18 20:47:11 CET]:
>> On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 5:59 AM, Gerfried Fuchs <rhonda@debian.org> wrote:
>> >  Also, given that the upload goes to the same upload queue, there is
>> > only one keyring used anymore, so no more pain with expired or replaced
>> > keys.  We though still keep the rule of adding your UID to an ACL list
>> > (this also includes DM additions).  This is mostly only to give us the
>> > chance to remind you that uploads to backports are directly available
>> > for installation onto stable systems and you thus should take special
>> > care there. We carefully tried to take over the old ACLs, in case you
>> > can't upload anymore, please tell us[4] so we can look into the issue.
>> For DMs with DM upload rights for a package in the main archive, how
>> would they go about getting themselves added to this ACL list? The
>> "Contribute" page on backports-master.d.o [1] mention something about
>> a Debian request tracker, but that seems to only be accessible by DDs
>> (and there aren't any instructions on that page targeted for DMs).
>  See http://wiki.debian.org/rt.debian.org#Mail_Access - but you are
> right, we should definitely add that into the contribute page directly.
>  So a mail to backports@rt.debian.org with "Debian RT" somewhere in the
> subject would create a ticket for you. :)

Thanks for the quick replies Christoph/Rhonda! :)


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