Re: Advice with uncooperative maintainers
Greg Folkert <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
> Of course this is all conjecture, at least I really _hope_ it is.