Bug#196367: removal of the Extra priority.
(+cc: bug#196367, which proposes documenting overrides as authoritative)
Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 02:29:46PM -0800, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
>> Bill Allombert wrote:
>>> 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
>> The ftp-masters aren't currently responsible for updating
>> debian/control, nor for letting the packagers know that their package
>> is now more important.
> Indirectly, they are: when you upload a package with a priority which does not
> match the override file, you get an email which tell you to fix the priority
> in the next upload.
>> I thought the sanity-check from the package
>> maintainer could be useful, too.
> One could use X-Debbugs-CC:
> (What I am aiming at is that such bug reports to maintainers are
> seen as causing trouble (but probably not the ones you reported!)
> and are not strictly required, thus maybe we recommend to only
> report the bug to the FTP masters).
Sounds good to me. :) (as long as FTP-masters don't mind the
continued burden of dealing with proposed override changes as they