Re: Packages in 'Request for Upload', DD and PGP
On Tuesday, 24 November 2020 05:37:11 CET Ken Ibbotson wrote:
> I have been part of the group for a short time - still getting my head
> around some aspects.
> However, two packages that I uploaded indicated that they are in some
> *Request for Upload* stream.
> *libintl-perl* still shows Peter Eisentraut, and has upstream changes to
> *libtest-fitesque-perl* is a new package and stops
> I did some searching on the Debian Perl Group pages, but have not found any
> details on how to get them uploaded.
Basically, a DD from Debian Perl group should review your work and upload the
package (or get back to you with improvement suggestions)
> How do I get these packages in the upload stream processed?
A mail like this one is the right way. Although the title of the mail should
indicate that your requesting a review.
Also, you should provide links to let people download your work. A link to the
git repo on salsa is enough.
> I guess this would not happen if I was a DD, so it would be appreciated if
> someone could also provide a link / explain what is needed to become a DD.
please see https://wiki.debian.org/DebianDeveloper/JoinTheProject
In any case, you need to become familiar with the project and its practices
before applying. Updating Perl packages is a good way to do it. I did start
this way 10 years ago.
> I have my PGP key, so also wondering whether all email should include same
> or just selected emails - if so what governs inclusion?
Err, I've not understood your question
> I have updated Git local and origin, and starting to exchange keys to build
> Web of Trust.
> Would be happy to engage others to exchange keys.
Hope this helps