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Re: building a sponsored package

On Wed, Oct 10, 2001 at 08:40:46AM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 08:40:29PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> > However, I can see we aren't going to get anywhere with argument by
> > repeated assertion. :)
> Do we need to take this to debian-devel, and find out what the
> dpkg developers (Wichert, Adam etc) intended with the new field?

I think that would be appropriate.

Exactly what are the intended semantics of Maintainer: and Changed-By:
in the .changes file (not the .dsc)? In particular, when sponsoring a
package, which field in the .changes should contain the name of the
uploader and which the name of the sponsored developer?

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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