How to take ownership of orphaned package: ddclient

Christopher Meng cickumqt at
Wed Dec 24 12:07:37 UTC 2014

On Wed, Dec 24, 2014 at 6:26 PM, Michael Schwendt <mschwendt at> wrote:
> 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.

I will take it back as I was an admin of this package. Incidentally,
should I go through the review process again?


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