Re: RFP for bioperl's Bio-EUtilities
On 6 February 2017 at 21:03, Andreas Tille <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi Carnė,
> On Mon, Feb 06, 2017 at 06:28:53PM +0000, Carnė Draug wrote:
>> > I'd happily add you as Uploader to the package. You can feel free to
>> > either maintain it in Debian Med team or move it to pkg-perl at your
>> > preference.
>> Sounds good to me. What do I need to do for that? I have pulled from
>> the repo in debian-med and started to make some changes so it fits in
>> pkg-perl team. Should show up at
> Hmmm, currently we have
> $ apt-cache showsrc libbio-eutilities-perl | grep -e Vcs-Git -e Maintainer -e Uploaders
> Maintainer: Debian Med Packaging Team <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Uploaders: Andreas Tille <email@example.com>
> Vcs-Git: https://anonscm.debian.org/git/debian-med/libbio-eutilities-perl.git
> I'm perfectly fine with moving to a different team but I personally
> would loose oversight by joining another team. So if you intend to
> maintain the package in this team you should replace my name in
> Uploaders by yours (I could sponsor the package for sure).
> So if you are honest about the move to the Perl team and you clarified
> that the Perl team is fine with this, I'd suggest to upload your changes
> soon to make sure that the uploaded package is featuring the correct
> Vcs-Git field. Otherwise we might see competing changes in different
> repositories which would lead to confusion.
I have changed the Uploaders and Maintainers name to use my name and
Debian perl team . I have spoke with on #debian-perl and they're
ok with me taking over the package there. And I'm honest about it, I
have now packaged 8 perl packages .
>> One thing I noticed is a comment on d/copyright that mentions to
>> acknowledge CSHL in case of publications.
>> I couldn't find this notice on the actual distribution. Where does it
>> come from?
> Good question - it comes either from a previous version or is a
> cut-n-pasto. Feel free to drop it and let me know what repository
> should be used for uploading.
I have removed the comment from d/copyright. I didn't realize a new
release wold be necessary just for the takeover (I also configured the
package with autopkgtest but nothing that would change what gets
installed). A new release is now pending review from a Debian