Quake3 security issue and non-responsive maintainer: Xavier Lamien

Chen Lei supercyper1 at gmail.com
Tue May 11 09:47:48 UTC 2010

2010/5/11 Rahul Sundaram <metherid at gmail.com>

> Hi
> https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/acls/bugs/quake3
> Quake 3 engine needs to be updated.  The current version has security
> issues and breaks multiplayer in a couple of Quake3 based games such as
> OpenArena.  The maintainer has not responded in bugzilla since March and
> has not responded to private email either.  I would like to invoke the
> fast track process.   Meanwhile, I will be much obliged if someone
> updates Quake 3 to the latest version available and push out updates for
> Fedora 13 and 12.
> Rahul
It seems a lot of trivial packages in fedora are unmaintained for a long
time, even those maintainers may still be active in fedora community.  Maybe
setting up an automatic orphan policy combining with a package QA page is
necessary now.

Chen Lei
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