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Re: Mistake in maintainer field

On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 01:03:09PM +0300, Eray Ozkural (exa) wrote:
> Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > No, just go ahead and change it. An upload is considered an NMU
> > if the name in the changelog entry does not match the Maintainer
> > field in the control file. As long as you change both, it will be OK.
> What is the reason for checking both name and email? Wouldn't email
> be satisfactory since we may safely suppose that one person uses one
> email address? My (sponsored) uploads look like NMU's because my name
> was changed but email was the same.
> Could you please shed any light on this?

I think the exact string (eg Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org>) is
used for comparison. Then that should match your GPG/PGP key usually.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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