Re: NMUing "maintainer address bounces" bugs
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Am 2012-06-17 11:30, schrieb Alexander Reichle-Schmehl:
> Some got fixed by the maintainer, some got fixed by orphaning the
> respective package, some however got closed in NMUs, like the
>> * Non-maintainer upload. * debian/control: - Maintainer email
>> address was invalid and bounced. Update it to use a valid
>> address. Patch by Nathan Handler <email@example.com> Closes:
> Please don't do that! IMHO the proper way to handle these bugs is
> to see, if the maintainer is fixing them himselve. If (s)he
> doesn't, then orphan it. But NMUing to fix the mainteiner address
> of a maintainer who apparently doesn't care about that package is
> just pointless.
Note that I talked to Gürkan before I did those uploads. I should have
noted that in the changelogs, but it did happen with his approval.
However, I'll follow your approach next time, particularly on packages
where the wrong maintainer address is not the only sign that the
package should really get some love by the maintainer.
Greetings from Salzburg BSP
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