On Thursday, 02 June 2016 at 09:41, Benjamin Lefoul wrote:
So this packager Bernard Johnson (bjohnson) disappeared and his email
(bjohnson(a)symetrix.com) is dead.
I am interested in taking over the BackupPC package which needs a
fix in EPEL7 (no one upstream seems to care about the Fedora packaging,
but my company needs it). I would need a sponsor too.
That is one of the best reasons to become the maintainer of a package.
I'd suggest reading up on how to become Fedora packager:
But again: what happens when a packager goes dark before orphaning
retiring her packages? Has this been seriously discussed? What if they
get seriously ill or worse (the Fedora project is now sufficiently big
and old that statistically, this could happen)?
We have this policy in place:
-- Delenn to Lennier in Babylon 5:"Confessions and Lamentations"