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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
> this:

Good idea!

> 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?



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