Reason why non-commiters are not allowed to create buildroot overrides?

Rex Dieter rdieter at
Mon Mar 16 22:53:09 UTC 2015

David Howells wrote:

> Susi Lehtola <jussilehtola at> wrote:
>> The reason why buildroot overrides can't be made by anyone is that the
>> maintainer might not want people to build packages against the new
>> version, if for example it breaks things.
> Should the broken new version be made unavailable in that case then?

Technically, it's not generally available until the maintainer submits an 
update for it.

-- Rex

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