Re: How long can a package be in NMUs before it deserves an additional/different real maintainer?
On Wednesday 14 January 2004 21:46, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> I'd like to know the answer to this question -- or rather what various
> DD's think of this in general.
> For instance, if a package has been in NMU versions since 2001, with 6
> NMUs... is that too long? How about if it's been in NMU versions since
> 1999, but has had only 4 NMUs? What if it's been in NMU versions since
> the beginning of recorded history (on packages.qa.debian.org) but has
> had only one NMU?
I often leave the NMU version in the archive until I have a reason to replace
it. Some of my packages do not change all that often so a NMU living for 6+
months would not be uncommon.