[maemo-developers] Maemo extras repository package uploader/maintainer verification?

From: Ed Bartosh bartosh at gmail.com
Date: Fri Jan 22 15:19:49 EET 2010
2010/1/22 Andrew Flegg <andrew at bleb.org>:
> On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 12:59, Simon Pickering <S.G.Pickering at bath.ac.uk> wrote:
>> I'd suggest that the autobuilder checks to see that the uploader's email
>> address is included in one of the *Maintainer fields; but there is the
>> slight problem of what happens when someone is uploading someone else's
>> package (e.g. as a favour when they are away from a build machine)?
> There's also packages which are maintained by a team but uploaded by
> an individual.
And there are also packages taken from Debian/Ubuntu and uploaded
without any change.
I don't think we should stop them from coming. It's possible to find
real uploader name in autobuilder logs and might be in the /packages
web UI as well.
Bringing new checks like this to the system wouldn't make entrance
barrier lower for newcomers.

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