[Mageia-dev] List of un-maintained packages
Bruno.Cornec at hp.com
Mon Nov 28 13:41:43 CET 2011
I received recently a mail from Samuel Verschelde asking me to look
again at the list of un-maintained packages in mageia (either
http://pkgsubmit.mageia.org/data/unmaintained.txt or by mgarepo maintdb
get | grep nobody). Thanks for the reminder !
I was really surprised of what I found, and I'm pretty sure some people
have not registered themselves as package maintainer correctly. I can't
believe we could have a working distribution without people in charge
(And this is really a list of what looks to me mandatory, I'm sure each
here will make its own, with differences).
As much as I'm willing to maintain packages, I don't think I'm the
most qualified to take some of these. However, a distro without them
maintained has no future :-(
So I guess there is something wrong here. Or are we so few that nobody
want to take these ?
I'm willing to contribute, already "own" 29 pkgs (but some of these
because I thought I'd rather take them than leave unmaintained, even if
surprised) but don't have that much time, nor expertise to add the full
Any taker ?
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