Packages that will be orphaned

Tomas Mraz tmraz at
Mon Jun 20 19:06:03 UTC 2011

On Mon, 2011-06-20 at 10:34 -0700, Toshio Kuratomi wrote: 
> Due to the requirement for contributors to sign the FPCA by Thursday of last
> week, certain package owners who haven't yet signed will be removed from the
> packager group soon.  When that happens, the packages that they own will be
> orphaned.
> To try and minimize the problems this could cause, I'm publishing the
> current list of packages to be orphaned and will start reassigning owners if
> someone asks to take them over.  We want to make sure that important
> packages are not going to be orphaned by this change.  We're planning on
> removing people from packager and orphaning packages on Thursday if all goes
> well.
> The list of packages being orphaned are listed below and the list of
> packages with first level dependencies will be attached.  Note that the
> dependency list could be incomplete in two ways:
> 1) Since I'm using source package names, we don't capture things that dep on
> a subpackage.
> 2) The list does not follow the dep chain out to see if something relies on
> something that relies on something that relies on a package that's being
> orphaned.
> Please reply to this thread if you'd like to take any packages or ping me on
> IRC and I'll reply to this thread with what packages have been taken.
> (Needed since we aren't orphaning in the pkgdb until Thursday so you need
> a cvsadmin to reassign ownership for now).

I'll take the following two:

> ctapi-common
> pyOpenSSL

Tomas Mraz
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                                              Turkish proverb

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