concept of package "ownership"
pertusus at free.fr
Fri Jul 2 13:57:10 UTC 2010
On Fri, Jul 02, 2010 at 07:15:54PM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> I had forgotten about this but since becoming provenpackager I have
> helped out in simple rebuilds or even version bumps on occasions and
> have gotten positive feedback.
You mean that you didn't only send a patch but you did commit
version bumps without prior communication with the maintainer
or with a maintainer not responding to your offer to do a
> The written policy is rather rigid but
> people tend to be more flexible about others helping out in effect. We
> should generally assume goodwill and not try to mandate common sense via
> minute policies.
I am not that positive. Maybe the fedora project changed since these days,
but there were quite a bit of cases where bugs with fixes were not
considered for a long time.
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