Automating the NonResponsiveMaintainers policy
akurtako at redhat.com
Fri Mar 2 16:35:59 UTC 2012
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Reindl Harald" <h.reindl at thelounge.net>
> To: "Development discussions related to Fedora" <devel at lists.fedoraproject.org>
> Sent: Friday, March 2, 2012 5:56:10 PM
> Subject: Re: Automating the NonResponsiveMaintainers policy
> Am 02.03.2012 16:47, schrieb Karel Zak:
> > On Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 10:20:10AM +0000, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson"
> > wrote:
> >> I am a feature owner for a feature that involves components in the
> >> hundreds
> >> and is heavily depended on maintainers responsiveness.
> >> For me to start enacting the non responsive maintainers policy is
> >> a
> >> tremendous work thus I'm wondering if there is something
> >> preventing us from
> >> automating the non responsive maintainer policy?
> >> An bugzilla script that acts something like if maintainer has not
> >> responded
> >> to a bug report with the status new in a week ( or some other time
> >> ) the non
> >> responsive maintainers policy automatically starts taking effect.
> > What's your project boy? .. create a huge collection of dirty
> > words? ;-)
> so you should not call the appearently only one in the whole
> distribution careing about not have in 10 years still sysv
> services "boy"
> what are all these maintainers doing?
> it takes exactly 5 minutes to write a systemd-unit for most
> services like postfix/dbmail and nothing happens, even
> not if the one you called "boy" submits patches, unit-files
> and pinging maintainers since 3 releases with the result get
Sure, everyone is free to come and show me how a random bug is fixable in 5 minutes.
fedpkg clone; fedpkg prep; git am (if you're lucky) ; fedpkg local; yum localinstall; TEST_IT; git commit; git push; fedpkg build
Anyone wanting to do that in 5 minutes? be my guest
> sad enough that he still needs to ping a single maintainer
> after systemd introduced in F15 - look when it was released
> in F16 postfix is still a sysv-daemon
> a maintainer who is not able to pack the few lines below
> over releases can be called "NonResponsiveMaintainers"
> [root at srv-rhsoft:~]$ cat /lib/systemd/system/postfix.service
> Description=Postfix MTA
> After=network.target dovecot.service mysqld.service
> ExecStart=/usr/sbin/postfix -c /etc/postfix start
> ExecStop=/usr/sbin/postfix -c /etc/postfix stop
> ExecReload=/usr/sbin/postfix -c /etc/postfix reload
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