Re: DEP1: Non Maintainer Uploads (final call for review)
On Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 18:33:01 -0300, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> The change is needed, since the BTS needs to know if the bugs are closed
> in that version or not.
> Could you propose an alternative wording for the following paragraph?
> When a package has been NMUed, the maintainer should acknowledge it in
> the next upload. This makes clear that the changes were accepted in the
> maintainer's packaging, and that they aren't lost again. For this, you
> must first incorporate the changes into your package, as far as you want
> to keep them. Make sure to include the NMU's changelog entry (not just
> the line describing the changes) in your own changelog. This is
> important to allow the BTS version tracking to work.
If the maintainer wishes to acknowledge an NMU, they should include its
changes and changelog entry in the next upload.
There's nothing wrong with not acknowledging an NMU.