[Mageia-dev] List of un-maintained packages

andre999 andre999mga at laposte.net
Thu Dec 1 04:35:49 CET 2011

nicolas vigier a écrit :
> On Wed, 30 Nov 2011, Colin Guthrie wrote:
>> 'Twas brillig, and Manuel Hiebel at 29/11/11 22:33 did gyre and gimble:
>>> Feel free to add something in a wiki page: like here
>>> https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Packaging#Main_packages_by_category
>>> Personally (and it's going the same for the bugsquad), for new bugs, we
>>> add in cc the committers of the package, but if you don't like that, we
>>> can go with the specific groups way.
>> I certainly don't mind being CC'ed in in these cases and it's definitely
>> been useful so I'm very much in favour of the bugsquad doing thing until
>> anything more official gets done.
> I don't know if we need something else than what we have now. We can do
> it like this :
>   - Sometimes we have a few people maintaining a package, and someone
>     agrees to act as official maintainer (listed in maintdb), have bugs
>     assigned to him and forward them if needed to other co-maintainers of
>     the package
>   - Sometimes we have a few people maintaining a package, but nobody wants
>     to be official maintainer, so bugsquad forward bugs to last committers
>     of the package
> Or maybe what we need is something to automatically add people in CC for
> some packages ?
This last point sounds like a really good idea.
Even without a official maintainer, such packages will get better support.
Probably less work for the bug squad as well.


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