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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?
> <para>
> 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.
> </para>
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.


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