Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Re: Does the backporters team need help?

On Tue, May 02, 2017 at 03:26:12PM +0200, Martin Pitt wrote:
> As a first step t it might help to make the process similar to SRUs: After
> filing the backport request bug, a developer could just go ahead and upload it
> with "backportpackage" or "dput" by themselves -- it seems much simpler to me
> as an archive admin/backports team member to review it from the +queue page and
> just click accept than having to build/upload the backport by myself?

Totally agree.
I was actually quite shocking when I realized it didn't work like that.
As a proof that that actually works, that's how it's done in Debian
since about ever.

Mattia Rizzolo

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