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Warning: upload rights have been requested, and Peter Pentchev does not seem to be a DM. The general rule is that before applying as DD, you should have been a DM for about six months. You can still advocate Peter Pentchev, just please take a moment to elaborate on this.

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This requirement has been approved by Housekeeping Robot <> 11 months, 2 weeks ago.

This process has been closed by gwolf on 2018-04-24: no further modifications are possible.

Signed statements

Statement Uploaded by Upload date Actions
I support Peter Pentchev <> (key 2EE7A7A517FC124CF115C354651EEFB02527DF13)'s
request to become Debian Developer, uploading.

I've worked with him since 2009, both in the Debian Perl Team, where he's in
Uploaders for 32 packages, and also as a sponsor of some of his other
packages. I also set DM permissions for 2 or 3 of those packages over the

Peter has an excellent technical understanding of Debian and beyond. Every
now and then I've seen some neat tricks in packages I reviewed. Cooperating
with him was always a pleasure.

I am therefor convinced that Peter Pentchev <> has the necessary
technical and social competencies to become a full member of the Debian

Signed with key D1E1 316E 93A7 60A8 104D 85FA BB3A 6801 8649 AA06
gregoa 2018-02-05 [view raw]
For, at 2018-02-01:
I support Peter Pentchev <>'s request to become Debian Developer, uploading.
I have worked with Peter Pentchev since begin of 2016 but his older contributions are dated 2007

I have personally worked with Peter Pentchev <> (key 2EE7A7A517FC124CF115C354651EEFB02527DF13) for two years now,
and I know Peter Pentchev can be trusted to be a full member of Debian, and have unsupervised, unrestricted upload rights, right now.

He deserves to have the possibility to upload his packages by himself, because a lot of them changes soname too often, and
DM is not appropriate to fix that.
Signed with key 9297 8A6E 195E 4921 825F 7FF0 F34F 0974 4E9F 5DD9
locutusofborg 2018-02-01 [view raw]


Date Author Action Content Public
2018-02-05 22:05 req_approve New statement received, the requirement seems satisfied yes
2018-02-05 22:05 gregoa add_statement Added a new statement yes
2018-02-01 13:26 req_approve New statement received, the requirement seems satisfied yes
2018-02-01 13:26 locutusofborg add_statement Added a new statement yes