Re: Proposal: The future of the Debian NM process
On Mon, 15 May 2006 22:04:01 -0500, Christoph Berg <email@example.com> said:
> Stage 1:
> 6. can use his gpg key to upload this package 
> -> no firstname.lastname@example.org address yet
> -> every upload which would go to NEW needs a sponsor [3,4]
I think it may be good to allow the sponsor to decide when the DM is
allowed to make uploads without a sponsor when he/she is satisfied that
the DM knows what he's doing with the package. e.g. simple packages may
just need a single upload. More complicated packages (e.g. libraries,
if the DM doesn't have previous experience packaging libraries) may need
a bit more oversight by the sponsor before he/she is satisfied.
>  Do we allow existing sources with new binaries to go to new?
> (Library renames etc.)
> -> has to be discussed
We could leave this up to ftp-master. e.g. for a simple SONAME bump,
they can accept the package. For more complicated package
reorganizations, they can reject with a request for a sponsor.
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