How to become someone's sponsor when they are already sponsored

Jim Meyering jim at
Thu Mar 18 15:33:09 UTC 2010

Dan Horák wrote:
> Jim Meyering píše v Čt 18. 03. 2010 v 13:24 +0100:
>> Dan Horák wrote:
>> > Richard W.M. Jones píše v Čt 18. 03. 2010 v 12:01 +0000:
>> >> Jim Meyering (FAS username: meyering) was sponsored by Warren Togami.
>> >> It seems that Jim can no longer set the fedora-review flag on packages
>> >> that he's reviewed, and this may be connected with Warren leaving Red
>> >> Hat for new pastures yesterday.  In any case I've agreed with Jim that
>> >> I'll become his sponsor.
>> >
>> > Those 2 events shouldn't be connected. The inability to set flags in
>> > bugzilla is usually caused by using an email as login in bugzilla that's
>> > not registered in FAS.
>> Hi Dan,
>> Thanks for the quick reply.
>> I've just changed my email in FAS to match the one in bugzilla,
>> confirmed it, then tried to set the flag again.  Same failure.
> It takes some time to get the change propagated into right places.
> Please try it later, it should work after say 20 minutes.

Waiting solved the problem.
I didn't time it carefully, but it felt like
more than 30 minutes, and perhaps an hour.

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