tech-pkg archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]

Re: Unannounced commits

Thomas Klausner <> writes:

> On Tue, Dec 27, 2022 at 01:54:26PM -0600, Jason Bacon wrote:
>> Please consult with package maintainers before upgrading their packages.
> That's not the usual way we handle this.
> If you feel strongly about a package, you can set yourself as its
> OWNER (instead of MAINTAINER) and then other committers are supposed
> to ask you before any bigger changes (like updates; but not e.g. for
> recursive bumps because of dependency changes).

I think we have too much OWNER.

I think MAINTAINER should be consulted for significant updates,
basically if a reasonable person would think they might object or have
wisdom.  micro updates are fine, but especially packages that have to be
handled specially deserve asking.   If MAINTAINER doesn't answer, that's
something else.

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: PGP signature

Home | Main Index | Thread Index | Old Index