I agree about that I should become an uploader for the package but let the team remain the maintainer.
As for the squeeze being frozen problem, I think it would be better to package one for squeeze+1. Bilal Akhtar. On Sat, 2010-08-21 at 14:43 +0200, Johan Van de Wauw wrote: > I can only can only speak for myself, and I'm not involved with > gpsdrive: any help with our packages is definitely appreciated. > However I think it may be useful to keep the package under group > maintainership, because some dependencies are shared (I see > libmapnik/openstreetmap icons/...) > Maybe the best way is to keep debian gis as the maintainer and add you > as an uploader? This is the way that it is done for most packages, > including the current gpsdrive package. > > Apart from that: debian/squeeze is frozen now - you/we should decide > if we ask a freeze exception for the package (but then I guess it > should be there very quickly - and of good quality) or whether we fix > the bugs in the old package and build a new package for > experimental/squeeze+1? Are there perhaps reasons why the package was > not yet updated? > > > On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 12:58 PM, Bilal Akhtar <bilalakh...@ubuntu.com> wrote: > > Dear team-members, > > It appears that this team is the maintainer of package gpsdrive. Many > > bugs are open in gpsdrive, and the package is badly out-of-date. I would > > like to take over as the maintainer of this package. > > > > What are your opinions? > > > > Bilal Akhtar. > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Pkg-grass-devel mailing list > > Pkgemail@example.com > > http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/pkg-grass-devel > >
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