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Re: package mail aliases




Am 04.01.2018 um 12:54 schrieb Raphael Hertzog:
> On Tue, 26 Dec 2017, W. Martin Borgert wrote:
>> In case of packaging plugins or additional programs to some kind of
>> "main" program, that are all maintained by the same team, it might
>> make sense to use the name of then main program, not the name of the
>> plugin or additional tool.
> 
> This might create more problems... getting BTS emails for two different
> source packages at the same @packages.debian.org alias might create
> problems at the package tracker level. It will see bug reports for "foo"
> received at an email address tagged for "bar" and it might be
> misclassified.
> 
> Really $source@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx should be used for single packages. As
> soon as you have a set of related packages, you need to use the concept of
> a packaging team.

I see. So for now, there's no good way to give one similar
packages.debian.org address as maintainer contact to different source
packages under a team umbrella?

> I will work on offering a team-based email address at the package tracker
> level for this kind of need.

That would be very helpful indeed.

Cheers
 jonas


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