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Re: Backports service becoming official

On 2010-09-07, Lucas Nussbaum <lucas@lucas-nussbaum.net> wrote:
> Now that backports are becoming official, I think that it is the right
> time to reconsider the maintenance model of backports. I would
> personally prefer if we had the same rules of packages ownership as for
> normal packages ("normal" backport maintainer = maintainer of the
> package in unstable).
> Of course, that doesn't remove the possibility for people to upload NMU
> backports when the maintainer is not responsive/interested in providing
> a backport. But then the normal rules of NMUs should apply (in

I'm not planning to ever provide backports of any of my packages, and
while others are welcome to do it, I do not in any way want to be
bothered by their bugs or upload emails or anything.

So, please keep current way.


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