Re: Planned changes to Debian Maintainer uploads
On 06/10/2012 01:57 PM, Ansgar Burchardt wrote:
> We plan to instead implement an interface where developers upload
> a signed command file to ftp-master to grant upload permissions
> instead, similar to dcut. This could end up looking similar to
> We will also drop the check that the DM is in Uploaders of the
> previous version and Changed-By of the current version. This has
> caused problems for DMs that have multiple uids attached to their
> key in the past. (This technically allows DMs to sponsor uploads to
> packages they have upload permissions for and to grant upload
> permissions to packages the DM does not maintain (yet). This should
> not be abused.)
Indeed, that check should be dropped.
> Please note that we currently do not know when we might get around
> to implement these changes.
I guess the plan is to integrate it with dak: so python code and have
it go to the projectb database?