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Re: Advice with uncooperative maintainers

Greg Folkert <greg@gregfolkert.net> writes:

> On Wed, 2004-08-11 at 20:16, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 11, 2004 at 11:41:28PM +0200, Jérôme Marant wrote:
>>  > > Two more options:
>>  > > Hijack (which would be hijacked back imediatly I guess) or upload a
>>  > > new package under a different name.
>>  > 
>>  > Hint: this package is maintained by a ftp-master ;-)
>>  Are you suggesting that an ftp-master is going to abuse his role to
>>  veto a package he doesn't approve of?  If that happens we have a larger
>>  problem that some pitty sound server not working...
> I don't think he is insinuating that. I do believe that JM is referring
> the levity of doing an NMU, is much more grave when an ftp-master is the
> one that you are NMU'ing  is one o'is packages. Best make sure all the
> "eyes" dotted, "tees" crossed and follow the proscribed route.

I think he ment more that uploading a fork of a package of an
ftp-master could have trouble getting through queue/NEW. Reason for
denial: duplicate.

> Of course this is all conjecture, at least I really _hope_ it is.


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