Re: debbugs can now send bug mails to someone different than the maintainer
On Mon, Apr 30, 2001 at 11:35:56AM -0500, Adam Heath wrote:
> > No; at present, we only have to enter the correct entry in the
> > changelog, keeping "Debian policy list <email@example.com>"
> > 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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>' in the
> changelog, but just sign the files with the key of the uploader?
I know that we *can* do this, but it's still a hack. I think it's
nicer to actually see who did which upload. (I know that info can be
gleaned from the CVS logs, but the changelog is part of the package,
the CVS history isn't.)
Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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