Re: Improper NMU (Re: NMU for libquota-perl)
On Sun, Sep 01, 2002 at 07:24:46PM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> You did get some mail notice (including the changelog of the NMU)
> before the package was/is going to be installed, didn't you?
Our reference states that this should occur via the BTS. There is good
reason for that -- in particular, it allows the maintainer to track the
progress of their packages in a single location. It also allows OTHER
developers to figure out what the status it.
> Why are you upset about it? Was the quality of the NMU bad? One of the
> main points of a BSP is afaik that you can make NMUs to delayed
> _without_ previous notice to the maintainer.
I see no reason that a BSP should be a "sanctioned but undocumented
exception to procedure". Why not follow standard procedures?