Packages that will be orphaned

Toshio Kuratomi a.badger at
Tue Jun 21 23:30:24 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 01:46:54PM -0400, Deji Akingunola wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 1:34 PM, Toshio Kuratomi <a.badger at> 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.
> >
> I will like to take the following 3
> > bibletime
> > ncview
> > netcdf
> The last two are already being effectively maintained by Orion, he can
> have them if he want. I'm already a co-maintainer for 'bibletime'.
Done.  Note that netcdf is branched for EL-4, EL-5, and EL-6.  I've orphaned
it for those branches if you'd like to take them, feel free to take
ownership in the packagedb:

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