[csw-maintainers] Non-Maintainer Uploads (NMUs)

Peter FELECAN pfelecan at opencsw.org
Sun Aug 11 13:30:32 CEST 2013

"Maciej (Matchek) Bliziński" <maciej at opencsw.org> writes:

> 2013/8/11 Peter FELECAN <pfelecan at opencsw.org>:
>> To come back to my proposition, in which part of the code is the
>> association made, i.e. uploader becomes maintainer? Answering this
>> question can simplify my life instead of wandering all the surface of
>> the system.
> The starting point is here:
> http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/gar/browser/csw/mgar/gar/v2/gar.pkg.mk#L716
> Every other bits of infrastructure read this pkginfo field.

This I know. What I wish is to inhibit this, when supplying --nmu to
csw-upload-pkg for an existing package. Where is this code situated?

> I want to ask this question. It might sound like a rhetorical one, but
> it's not: it's one of the central questions to the discussion:
> Do you become the owner of the package because you are willing to take
> on the owner's duties, or do you take on the owner's duties because
> you've become the package owner?

Neither when I'm doing a NMU.

Now, let me ask a pragmatical question: what is the reason for which my
proposition is not worthy of implementation?

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