Re: Backports service becoming official
On 2010-09-07, Lucas Nussbaum <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.