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Re: Please assign PRs that modify debian/ contents for Otto to review



If you make changes to debian/*, please file a PR and mark me as a reviewer.

It would save a lot of time and this could have easily been avoided:


to 13. elok. 2020 klo 21.49 Otto Kekäläinen (otto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx) kirjoitti:
> Hello!
> While working on putting MariaDB 10.5.5 into Debian I noticed that
> there were a couple of commits that landed more or less on the same
> day as the release was made and "broke" it just before release. Now
> there are surprises in a stable release I need to fix and the
> situation puts extra strain on me.
> It is good that many people participate in maintaining the contents of
> debian/ in the MariaDB Server, because I don't have time to do
> everything. I would however appreciate that when changes are made, I
> would be given a chance to review them. I will review them
> post-release anyway and it would save a lot of trouble, if we can fix
> stuff during the development cycle and not having to patch a
> post-release in order to be able to put it forward to Debian/Ubuntu.
> So, please make PRs of any debian/ changes you make, and feel free to
> add me as the reviewer (or one of the reviewers).
> This policy can also be automated using a .github/CODEOWNERS file, so
> I made a PR about it at https://github.com/MariaDB/server/pull/1650
> Thanks!
> PS. I will deliver a MariaDB 10.5 and MariaDB in Debian status talk at
> https://debconf20.debconf.org/talks/98-whats-new-in-mariadb-server-105-and-galera-4/
> in case anybody is interested to listen in.
> --
> Follow me at @ottokekalainen

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