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Re: Bug#340428: octave2.9 - lists mailing list as uploader in changelog

On Thu, Nov 24, 2005 at 02:21:27PM +0100, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> * Bastian Blank <waldi@debian.org> [2005-11-24 10:21]:
> > And the autobuilders get this value from where? They use the common way
> > by looking into the changelog.
> They get the correct entity, which is in the changelog (in the case of
> the Debian Octave Group, it is pkg-octave-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org).
> If something goes wrong with the autobuild, then this entity should be
> contacted, not the person who did the upload.  Why would the autobuilders
> be unhappy with a mailing list as the maintainer entity?

Bla, bla. The maintainer, which is listed in the control file, is the
responsible entity. The people who changed the package is completely

> On the other hand, debian-installer needs to know who uploaded the
> package and this informaation is in the Changed-By field of the changes
> file, which will hopefully be correct for any future upload done by the
> DOG members.

First, what is DOG, I never heard about it.

Second, I'm a member of the debian-installer team. I never say uploads
with such entries.


You're too beautiful to ignore.  Too much woman.
		-- Kirk to Yeoman Rand, "The Enemy Within", stardate unknown

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