Adding a "Maintainer: " field to setup.hint

Max Bowsher
Thu Sep 15 21:22:00 GMT 2005

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> I'm thinking about adding a maintainer field to setup.hint which would
> have meaning only in setup.hint but would allow us to more easily track
> who maintains what.  It would look like this:
>  Maintainer: Chris Faylor

Perhaps keep "maintainer" all lower-case, for consistency with existing 
setup.hint fieldnames?

> Does anyone have a problem with this?  If not, I'll use the info that
> Corinna is gathering to modify the setup.hints on

Sounds good.

To avoid duplicating information, maybe add a maintainer field only to 
non-"external-source" packages?


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