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Re: FW: Processing of tla-load-dirs_1.0.21ubuntu1_source.changes


Colin Watson [2005-05-25 11:11 +0100]:
> On Wed, May 25, 2005 at 07:39:30AM +1000, Matthew Palmer wrote:
> > On Sun, May 22, 2005 at 03:56:35PM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> > > Can anyone tell me what this means, and who is trying to upload this to
> > > Debian without even sending me a patch first?
> > 
> > What it means: the Ubuntu maintainer for tla-load-dirs (sorry, don't know
> > who) managed to send their package in the direction of the Debian upload
> > queue instead of the Ubuntu one.  I'm not sure why this happens, because an
> > Ubuntu maintainer should (I presume) change their dput/dupload defaults to
> > Ubuntu, and the dput/dupload packages in Ubuntu should probably have their
> > defaults changed to Ubuntu, not Debian.
> It requires two mistakes to actually get such an upload accepted (you
> need to get the distribution wrong in debian/changelog, *and* you need
> to get the upload target wrong). People have made one or other mistake
> in the past, but I don't think anyone's managed both simultaneously yet.
> Plus you have to be in both upload keyrings, which wasn't the case here.

Actually it's even a third required mistake: For Ubuntu we can only do
source-only uploads, Debian only accepts binary uploads.


Martin Pitt              http://www.piware.de
Ubuntu Developer   http://www.ubuntulinux.org
Debian Developer        http://www.debian.org

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