Bug#826633: Updating the unhide.rb Uploaders list
eriberto at debian.org
Thu Jun 9 18:03:26 UTC 2016
2016-06-09 11:55 GMT-03:00 Mattia Rizzolo <mattia at debian.org>:
> On Wed, Jun 08, 2016 at 08:54:35PM -0300, Eriberto wrote:
>> 2016-06-08 20:49 GMT-03:00 Eriberto Mota <eriberto at debian.org>:
>> > Hi Mattia,
>> > 2016-06-07 6:14 GMT-03:00 Mattia Rizzolo <mattia at debian.org>:
>> >> Source: unhide.rb
>> >> Version: 22-2
>> >> Severity: minor
>> >> User: mia at qa.debian.org
>> >> Usertags: mia-teammaint
>> >> Julien Valroff <julien at debian.org> has retired, so can't work on
>> >> the unhide.rb package anymore (at least with this address).
>> > The package is inside a team and the three quoted packages are updated
>> > (rkrunter in #826631, unhide in #826632 and unride.rb in #826633).
>> > In last year:
>> > * rkrunter: 03 uploads by Francois Marier.
>> > * unhide: 01 upload in November by Giovani Augusto Ferreira
>> > * unhide.rb: 01 upload in November by Giovani Augusto Ferreira
>> > Do you checked it?
> I did, but whom and when did the last upload of these packages has
> nothing to do with this request :)
I am saying that the packages are being maintained inside the team.
There are activities around these packages.
>> > The package is inside a team. I and Giovani are planning a review over
>> > all detached packages in November to kept them in good conditions for
>> > Stretch.
>> Is wrong remove humans for a package, considering that don't have a
>> person to be uploader now. It will generate this problem.
>>  https://lintian.debian.org/tags/no-human-maintainers.html
> Exactly. (though you could ignore it, I wouldn't particularly like it
> and I think it could only make life in MIA team harder if we had to deal
> with the package, but if that doesn't happen, the X team is setting an
> example at ignoring the policy there)
>> I can't see any problem in listed packages. They are being maintained
>> inside a team.
> Being inside a team is good, because taking them over is very easy.
> Probably the best thing would be to put Giovanni in the Uploaders field
> of them; or whoever else feels like caring about the packages.
> Julien is retired, and part of the retirement process is orphaning the
> packages, the fact that this didn't happen at that time is just a flaw
> in the process :)
No. It is wrong. Packages that have co-maintainers or inside of teams
musn't be orphaned. The MIA team always worked following that precept.
Consequently, I still no seeing any problem in listed packages. So, if
no more considerations, these bugs should be closed.
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