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Re: debbugs can now send bug mails to someone different than the maintainer

On Mon, 30 Apr 2001, Julian Gilbey wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 30, 2001 at 11:50:59PM +0200, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > Previously Julian Gilbey wrote:
> > > But I'm *not* the maintainer; I'm one of a group of maintainers.  If
> > > we do this, then every time one of us uploads, we need to change the
> > > maintainer name in the control file.
> >
> > You needed to do that anyway. The problem you have is that dinstall
> > has no way to figre out if you are one of the official maintainers.
> No; at present, we only have to enter the correct entry in the
> changelog, keeping "Debian policy list <debian-policy@lists.debian.org>"
> in the control file Maintainer field.  Then all of our uploads are
> considered NMUs and we have to close the bugs manually thereafter (how
> lazy we have become!).

Um, why not set 'Debian policy list <debian-policy@lists.debian.org>' in the
changelog, but just sign the files with the key of the uploader?

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