I'm givaro comaintainer ... or am I?

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at gmail.com
Tue Jul 5 18:57:33 UTC 2011

On Tue, 5 Jul 2011 12:41:31 -0600, JJ (Jerry) wrote:

> I recently asked the givaro maintainer, D Haley (CCed), for permission
> to become comaintainer, so I can push out a coordinated update of
> givaro and linbox.  I received a reply stating that this had been done
> in pkgdb.  Today I built new givaro and linbox versions for Rawhide.
> I would also like to push Fedora 15 updates for the 2 packages.  So I
> built the same new version of givaro, and went to
> https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/ to get a buildroot override
> for givaro, so I can kick off the linbox build.  I got this message:
> Error: You do not have commit privileges to givaro
> So I go to pkgdb, and sure enough, it shows my requests for commit
> access as "Awaiting Review".  What's going on here?  If I don't have
> commit privileges (which D Haley assured me were approved), then how
> did I update givaro for F-15 and Rawhide, and build the new version in
> both places?  If I do, then why can't I get a buildroot override?

You are a member of the Advanced Fedora Packager Group (aka provenpackagers),
which made it possible for you to commit in git. Bodhi, however, doesn't
handle provenpackagers membership in the same way.

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