[pkgdb] Call for beta-testers for group maintainership

Stanislav Ochotnicky sochotnicky at redhat.com
Tue Oct 7 12:32:42 UTC 2014

On Tue 07 Oct 2014 01:50:46 PM CEST Pierre-Yves Chibon wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 06, 2014 at 04:43:53PM -0400, Rich Mattes wrote:
>>    On Mon, Oct 6, 2014 at 12:04 PM, Pierre-Yves Chibon <pingou at pingoured.fr>
>>    wrote:
>>      Dear all,
>>      A long desired and awaited feature for pkgdb2 is the possibility to have
>>      FAS
>>      groups maintain packages.
>>    Hooray!A  Thanks for this, I'm going to start testing it with the
>>    robotics-sig FAS group and some of my packages.
> Awesome!
>>      I put together some instructions on the requirements and steps:
>>      http://pkgdb2.readthedocs.org/en/latest/groups.html
>>    I followed the above instructions to update the FAS group, but I have a
>>    question about one of the requirements.A  The instructions say that the
>>    mailing list for the group needs to have a rhbz account.A  As far as I
>>    know bugzilla sends a confirmation email during the account creation
>>    process.A  This seems kind of iffy when the email address is for a public
>>    list: should I just create the account and try to be the first list
>>    subscriber to click the confirmation link?A  Or is there another way to
>>    create a bugzilla account for SIG mailing lists?
> That's a good question. I guess I approached with the idea that the list would
> be new as well. So eventually, you would be the only one subscribed to it and
> thus the question is simple(r) to answer.
> But for the case of an existing list, I wonder if we can do better than what you
> describe.
> @Kevin any thoughts on this?

This is normally done by sending an email to
bugzilla-requests at redhat.com and requesting creation of "pseudo" user
with email being the mailing list. Of course there would be no real
control over this pseudo user.

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