[DRE-maint] Moving away from uploaders.mk

Filipe filipe at icewall.org
Mon Feb 5 13:38:19 CET 2007

On Sat, 3 Feb 2007, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:

> On 03/02/07 at 12:03 -0200, Filipe wrote:
>>> 2/ Before a deadline (2 weeks ?) every member of the team add himself to
>>> the Uploaders field of every package he cares about.
>>> 3/ All packages are uploaded again, if another version is not going to
>>> be uploaded very soon.
>> Hum... paul seems to be a litle out of time by now, and he sponsors a
>> lot of packages. Maybe could we have a bigger deadline, like 4 weeks?
> Well I could sponsor as well now :-)
Ok, this makes things easy then!

>>> 4/ Eventually, we will remove uploaders.mk.
>> Maybe for lenny!
>>> I don't think that we need to wait for etch to release for this: even if
>>> one of our packages requires an update after that, this is very unlikely
>>> to cause problems.
>> Yes, I never heard about a package that became release critical
>> because of the maintainers field :D
> The problem is that if one of our packages becomes RC buggy, we are
> supposed to upload a fixed version with the smallest possible amount of
> changes. So changing a part of the build system in this upload would not
> be acceptable: we would have to upload using the old build system.
> But this wouldn't really be a problem, since we could use the tags to
> retrieve an older version and work from that.

Yes, great tags!

Well, for me we can do this then!

filipe lautert

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