How to take ownership of orphaned package: ddclient

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at
Wed Dec 24 10:26:08 UTC 2014

On Tue, 23 Dec 2014 10:57:14 -0700, Kevin Fenzi wrote:

> You will need to convince a sponsor to sponsor you. 
> Many sponsors like to see you put together a package for review or
> 'pre' review existing packages in the review queue to show that you
> know what you are doing. 

Btw, several sponsors have been burnt by someone new wanting to take over
a single orphaned (or even deprecated) package, only to give up shortly
afterwards without any notification. :(  So, a positive attitude in
general and not getting upset too easily by other changes in the dist is
a plus if you are serious about becoming a contributor.

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