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Re: For those who care about their packages in Ubuntu

Matt Zimmerman <mdz@ubuntu.com> writes:

> And unsurprisingly, it, too, doesn't have a straightforward answer.  If a
> user reports such a bug to Ubuntu, it is approximately the domain of the
> MOTU team, in that they triage those bugs (on a time-available prioritized
> basis, across the entire set of packages).  However, this is not the same
> thing as saying "the maintainer of this package is the MOTU team",
> especially not in the same sense as "mpalmer@debian.org is the maintainer of
> libapache2-mod-auth-mysql".

Yes, it certainly is.  The maintainer is the person responsible for
bug triage and for making suitable changes as necessary.

I cannot change Ubuntu; I am therefore not the maintainer of any
package in Ubuntu.

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