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Re: RFC: Why are so many debian packages outdated?

Michael Gilbert <mgilbert@debian.org> writes:

> If one sees a package that has not been uploaded in 2 years (or 6 months
> or however long), I think we should make it so that they can feel free
> to liberal NMU it with a 10-day delay.  If the maintainer was really
> planning to hold the package back for some reason, they can always
> cancel that (preferably with some kind of note as to why).

Yeah, that seems reasonable.  If people use it unreasonably, we can always
deal with that.

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

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