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Re: Please upload when you adopted a package

>>>>> "Adrian" == Adrian Bunk <bunk@fs.tum.de> writes:

    Adrian> Hi, one note to everyone who adopts a paackge:

    Adrian> Please make a new upload that sets the maintainer to you
    Adrian> even if that's the only change in the upload. The reason
    Adrian> is that this marks that the package is adopted by you and
    Adrian> you'll get both copies of bug reports and mails that
    Adrian> people send to the package maintainer directly (e.g. via
    Adrian> packagename@packages.debian.org).

However, then everybody has to download the package again even though
nothing has changed. Especially significant if it is a large package.

(not everyone has super-fast non-volume-charged Internet connections)
Brian May <bam@debian.org>

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