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Re: Debian package without VCS

On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 09:00:09AM +0300, Andrius Merkys wrote:
> I would be happy to update the package to the newest upstream release.
You are not its maintainer though.

> 1) I want package's source on salsa.d.org. Should I create a new repo on salsa.d.org 
The maintainer should do that.

> and import 'pegtl' there with 'gbp import-dsc'?
The correct way would be gbp import-dscs --debsnap

> 2) The package is not maintained by any team (cc'ing Muri Nicanor, the maintainer of 'pegtl'). Am I allowed to even touch it?
No, you shouldn't upload other people's packages except for NMUs, which
follow their own rules: https://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/developers-reference/ch05.en.html#nmu
You can become a co-maintainer or even a sole maintainer, if the current
maintainer allows that.


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