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Re: Secret changes for binNMUs

Adeodato "=?utf-8?B?U2ltw7M=?=" <dato@net.com.org.es> writes:

> * Goswin von Brederlow [Thu, 24 Nov 2005 18:51:24 +0100]:
> Hi,
>> Wouter Verhelst <wouter@debian.org> writes:
>> > They were, originally. Ryan's been very active on it since, and it's
>> > diverged a bit from the code you're maintaining.
>> Then he should send patches and bug reports to the debian
>> package. This split between the user/developer visible sbuild and the
>> secret actual buildd is just not in the spirit of Debian.
>   I believe this is wrong. In words of one of the sbuild package
>   co-maintainers, "the Debian package is the fork, while the sbuild in
>   wanna-build is upstream" [1]. And upstreams are not required forward
>   patches to their respective Debian maintainers, are they?; they just
>   make new versions publicly available, as already happens here.
>     [1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2005/11/msg01463.html
>   Cheers,

I'm sorry for that. I didn't see sbuild as an upstream + maintainer
package but as a debian package. Developed by Debian people for
Debian. Aparently that was a misconception on my part.


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