Quake3 security issue and non-responsive maintainer: Xavier Lamien

Till Maas opensource at till.name
Sat May 15 15:37:55 UTC 2010

On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 10:19:50AM -0500, Matt Domsch wrote:
> On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 01:26:53PM -0800, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> > What we have is the orphaning (a proactive process) and awol
> > maintainer processes (a reactive process).. we don't have an automated
> > process that helps us identify potentially unmaintained packages to be
> > concerned about.
> Well, we do have two more: fever which sends emails when packages have
> newer upstream releases, and my own FTBFS runs (which I stopped for
> F13 after it branched; I'll restart that for rawhide when F13 is
> released).

The upstream release monitoring tool (formerly fever) is not really used
to identify such packages, because there is no process to identify
non-uptodate packages like there is a process to identify old FTBS-bugs.

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