[aur-general] changing the status of the maintainer field
baho-utot at columbus.rr.com
Thu May 21 14:09:51 EDT 2009
On Thu, 2009-05-21 at 16:42 +0200, hollunder at gmx.at wrote:
> On Thu, 21 May 2009 19:07:03 +0530
> Abhishek Dasgupta <abhidg at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2009/5/21 Alper KANAT <tunix at raptiye.org>:
> > > And what if I adopted a package from someone? Am I a Contributor or
> > > a Maintainer on that case?
> > >
> > In all cases the Maintainer tag if present should have the same
> > information as that of the web interface. Otherwise it loses its
> > relevance.
> email addresses can change and be off, the tag in the PKGBUILD rarely
> contains the username but the realname is mostly the same, all
> provided a new maintainer didn't forget to add his credentials to the
> PKGBUILD. So yeah, the information is almost always different to some
> But: what must be the same? I realise that it would be nice if it
> was the same.
What if I use abs to fetch the entire core/extra and then build and
maintain that tree? Am I now the maintainer and everyone else
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