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Re: "Team uploads"

Charles Plessy <plessy@debian.org> writes:
> Le Mon, Apr 06, 2009 at 11:51:54AM -0700, Russ Allbery a écrit :

>> There still should be some humans in Maintainer/Uploaders who are
>> taking primary responsibility for the package, but I think other team
>> members should be able to do QA-style fixes and transition uploads
>> without using NMU versioning or add themselves to Uploaders and hence
>> imply that they're taking ongoing responsibility for the package.

> so in the end, can we use the “ * QA upload.” special first line for
> non-uploader uploads without breaking the QA infrastructure?

No, that is reserved for orphaned packages and triggers other checks to
ensure the maintainer is set appropriately.

I think the conversation hasn't reached a conclusion yet about the right
way to do this, but I doubt it would be reusing the key phrase for
orphaned package uploads.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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