Re: Good communication with upstream is good idea
On Sun, 27 Jul 2008 15:01:46 -0700 Steve Langasek <email@example.com> wrote:
>On Sun, Jul 27, 2008 at 05:53:28PM -0400, Scott Kitterman wrote:
>> >That requires LP to know who is or isn't a DD. Currently it has no such
>> >knowledge, and I think it would require a fair amount of discussion to
>> >decide how best to get such information, with a none-too-elegant outcome
>> >(special-casing Debian out of all the projects in the world that
>> >seeks to interface with), which is why I didn't suggest this.
>> Since Debian is (mostly) upstream for Ubuntu and we already implicitly
trust code uploaded by
>> DDs and DMs, Debian is a special case.
>Practically speaking, though, this doesn't require LP to know *who* has
>upload rights in Debian; it only requires trusting the Debian archive key
>used to sign the repo that's being pulled from.
Yes, but that's an implementation detail. Debian is a special case, so
special casing is reasonable. How to accomplsh that special casing is up