On Sat, Aug 05, 2017 at 11:01:41AM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote: > > > Nowadays orphaning is done by reuploading the package with the > > > maintainer set to the QA group rather than using a O: wnpp bug. > > Huh? > > See: > https://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/developers-reference/ch05.html#orphaning Sure. "You should set the package maintainer to Debian QA Group <packa...@qa.debian.org> and submit a bug report against the pseudo package wnpp. The bug report should be titled O: package -- short description indicating that the package is now orphaned." Besides, while it doesn't imply you shouldn't make an upload that only changes the maintainer (unlike 5.9.5. Adopting a package), I think it's the usual practice to not make such upload.
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