Subject: Re: Updating other people's packages
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/04/2006 11:38:06
On Sat, 4 Feb 2006, 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?

Maybe just a comment in the packages mentioning this.

 Jeremy C. Reed

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