Re: building a sponsored package
On Wed, Oct 10, 2001 at 12:05:16PM +0200, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously Colin Watson wrote:
> > If this is your only rationale, it is spurious, as you're talking about
> > Maintainer: in debian/control while I'm talking about Maintainer: in the
> > .changes file. The two are *distinct*.
> They are not (any more), with the caveat you can override it using
> a -m option for dpkg-gencontrol.
Yes, we'd like to know whether it's correct to do so for sponsored
(FWIW, for the half-dozen packages I've sponsored I've used -m, and both
upload notifications and subsequent bug reports have gone to the
respective correct places. Some people believe -e is better.)
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]