pulseaudio crashes: non-responsive maintainer Lennart Poettering

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Sat Nov 20 22:06:18 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-11-20 at 14:52 -0700, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> On Sat, 20 Nov 2010 07:14:41 +0100
> Jan Kratochvil <jan.kratochvil at redhat.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > filed month+ ago:
> > 	https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=643296
> > 
> > Simple fix of memory corruption affecting various applications incl.
> > Firefox.
> > 
> > Completed "Policy for nonresponsive package maintainers" there, got an
> > off-list reply but still no fix commit or commit rights approval.
> Lennert is surely around... but I think it might be good to get a few
> motivated maintainers for the fedora package. (Folks who could triage
> bugs, pull commits from upstream, etc). Especially since Lennart is
> busy with systemd. 
> Any folks willing to step up? Lennart: any folks you trust to do this
> or would be willing to help get up to speed?
> > Just I am not going to takeover the package but requesting a commit
> > right for this Bug - therefore for the package "pulseaudio":
> > 	https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/acls/name/pulseaudio
> I'd suppose if it's just one commit and is urgent, it would be a job
> for a provenpackager, not a take over request.

This doesn't feel appropriate to me, since it's obviously a patch which
should go upstream if it goes anywhere. A provenpackager can't commit it
to upstream PA.

(note that Lennart doesn't check his redhat.com email much, he prefers
the poettering.net address).
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
IRC: adamw | Fedora Talk: adamwill AT fedoraproject DOT org

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