Bug#759260: removal of the Extra priority.
Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 01:59:37PM -0800, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
>> And received
>> pushback from maintainers that don't understand what the field is for,
>> are confused about having to maintain it in two places (debian/control
>> and the ftpmasters override file), and are not especially happy with
>> having to take patches fixing it.
> Did you try to report the bug directly to the ftp-masters ?
> If we decide that the ftp-masters are maintaining the field and
> not the package maintainers that would be the logical thing to
I followed what I understood to be the current procedure, which is to
file two bugs.
The ftp-masters aren't currently responsible for updating
debian/control, nor for letting the packagers know that their package
is now more important. I thought the sanity-check from the package
maintainer could be useful, too.