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Re: how to find out the sponsor of an upload?

On Sat, Oct 20, 2007 at 01:17:36PM -0300, Felipe Sateler wrote:
> Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > How can I find out who sponsored a particular upload? (I only need to do
> > it by hand, not an automated lookup.)
> > 
> > I expected that I could locate the upload announcement on
> > debian-devel-changes, then verify the signature to get the key ID, and
> > look that up. I got a key ID, but can't find out whose it is, suggesting
> > it's not in the keyring... Now I'm confused.
> the debian-keyring package has not been updated in more than 2 years. You
> need to rsync the actual keyring from keyring.debian.org::keyrings if you
> want to know who uploaded.
> > It would be useful if this information was recorded somewhere,
> > especially as dak has to verify the key on uploads anyway.
> If you have a recent keyring, then who-uploads will show you that
> information.

Excellent. Thanks all for the information. The DDPO method is also
useful (although it only reveals the login of the uploader, so a visit
to db.d.o is often required).

devscripts rocks. Thanks Julian.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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