Re: For those who care about their packages in Ubuntu
On Fri, Jan 20, 2006 at 12:10:54AM +0100, JanC wrote:
> On 1/17/06, Wouter Verhelst <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > How about renaming Maintainer to Debian-Maintainer in Ubuntu's binary
> > packages, and having a specific Ubuntu-Maintainer?
> This should probably happen in a way that all (or most) Debian-derived
> distro's agree on then.
> And one more problem: Ubuntu doesn't have the same "maintainer"
> concept as Debian has...
I keep hearing this, but I really don't believe it. In Debian, "Maintainer"
means "An individual or group of people primarily responsible for the
on-going well being of a package". As I understand it, in Ubuntu, the MOTUs
have responsibility for all of the packages in Universe.