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Re: [PROPOSAL v2] Orphaning another maintainer's packages

Svante Signell <svante.signell@telia.com> writes:

> How to solve the following problem: Assume a package with wishlist bugs
> filed lagging behind upstream and the maintainer refuses to package any
> newer upstream, not even into experimental. And in general there is an
> interest (from several people) in having the new upstream versions
> packaged. Can this package become salvaged in some way by the ITS/ITO
> procedure?

No, I think that's more of a Technical Committee issue, since that's an
actual disagreement over how to maintain the package where someone wants
to override the maintainer's decision.

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

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