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Re: Incorrect Maintainer field in youtube-dl/jessie-backports

I will add you to the uploaders field, Holger...

Thanks for pointing out the problem, Simon.



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Em qui, 19 de abr de 2018 10:17, Holger Levsen <holger@layer-acht.org> escreveu:
Hi Simon,

On Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 08:45:32AM +0100, Simon McVittie wrote:
> The jessie backport of youtube-dl (version 2017.05.18.1-1~bpo8+1) appears
> to have two people in its Maintainer field. One of these should be in
> Uploaders instead (Policy §3.3, §5.6.2): please split the field.

thanks for pointing this out, you are correct and I'm surprised this
hasn't caused any problems.

That said, it's been like this for almost a year and I'm a bit hesistant
(read: lazy) to do an upload just fixing this. That said, I'd happily do
so, if you think it's useful. (which you basically did already...)

> This came up during discussion of the limitations of the Maintainer field,
> with one of the possible directions being to merge Maintainer and Uploaders
> in some future version of Debian tools; but for now this is not considered
> to be a valid Maintainer.

true that, but most tools just use the maintainer from the sid version


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