Subject: Re: Updating other people's packages
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Rui-Xiang Guo <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/04/2006 23:29:47
On Sat, Feb 04, 2006 at 03:13:52PM +0000, David Brownlee wrote:
> 	If a package is owned by tech-pkg its available for anyone
> 	to update, but if it has a maintainer then its considered
> 	poilte to notify them before updating it. This can act as
> 	a deterrant for updating packages.
> 	Many of the packages for which I am the 'maintainer' I have
> 	no problems with anyone else updating.  Would there be any
> 	sense in having some way to differentiate these cases in
> 	Makefiles?

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