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Re: For those who care about their packages in Ubuntu

On Fri, Jan 20, 2006 at 07:24:57PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 20, 2006 at 09:20:33AM -0800, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 20, 2006 at 07:08:38PM +1100, Matthew Palmer wrote:
> > > I keep hearing this, but I really don't believe it.  In Debian, "Maintainer"
> > > means "An individual or group of people primarily responsible for the
> > > on-going well being of a package".  As I understand it, in Ubuntu, the MOTUs
> > > have responsibility for all of the packages in Universe.
> > 
> > In practice, it doesn't work out to mean the same thing, however.  Most of
> > the packages in universe are maintained only by the Debian maintainer, and
> The thing is not exactly like that though, what really happens is that you
> simply rebuild those packages and upload them to universe, without even asking
> the debian maintainers, which is exactly the reason for this long thread,
> since some object to getting bug reports for the ubuntu builds of their
> packages.

Arg, and to make matters worse, this discussion is CCed to a
closed-moderated-list, Matt, this is really not a friendly way to have a


Sven Luther

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