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Re: unexpected NMUs || buildd queue

Brian May <bam@debian.org> writes:

>>>>>> "Andreas" == Andreas Metzler <ametzler@downhill.at.eu.org> writes:
>     Andreas> uploaded as NMU. Your sponsor probably rebuilt the package with
>     Andreas> dpkg-buildpackage -mhis@address
>     Andreas> instead of either using 
>     Andreas> dpkg-buildpackage -kkeyâ??id
>     Andreas> or
>     Andreas> dpkg-buildpackage -uc -us
>     Andreas> followed by a invokation of debsign..
> In the past there seems to be confusion whether to use the -m option
> or the -e option for dpkg-buildpackage when sponsoring packages.
> I take it that the correct option is non-of-the-above, and actually
> -k?
> The issue I have with -k, is that if the upload is messed up for any
> reason (e.g. forgot -sa when required), it is the sponsored maintainer
> who is informed, not the uploader (unless this has changed recently).
> -- 
> Brian May <bam@debian.org>

Which is right. The sponsored maintainer is the one that has to fix
bugs and ask his sponsor for another upload.

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