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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.

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