who is Petr Pisar from redhat ?
tremble at tremble.org.uk
Fri Jul 2 10:42:10 UTC 2010
Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Fri, 02 Jul 2010 10:33:52 +0100, Mark wrote:
>> ProvenPackagers are there precisely to do what it looks like happened
>> with : http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/packageinfo?packageID=8618
> Wait a minute, it's not that easy. Provenpackagers are not supposed to
> jump in every N months, apply a fix, but leave a package unmaintained
> for the rest of the time. Such a package should become an orphan and be
> assigned to a new maintainer.
Yes, but they are supposed to fix significant issue like Perl packages
which FTBFS after a PERL version update if the maintainer doesn't. Or
long standing bugs with NO comments from the developers. Should they
also then kick off the orphaning process would be a question for FESCo
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