[Mageia-dev] Maintainers policy

Pascal Terjan pterjan at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 10:53:34 CEST 2011

On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 10:17, Funda Wang <fundawang at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2011/4/14 Anne nicolas <ennael at mageia.org>:
>> Hi there
>> Following tonight's meeting, we will start one week discussion about
>> maintainers policy. Some questions to be discussed:
>> - shall we have ACL's on svn, submits?
>> - what about having co-maintenership or teams? How shall we manage this?
>> - what about sensitive packages ?
>> ...
>> Pleas make any comments and proposals we could discus to build it.
>> Final decisions will be taken during next packagers meeting (20th of
>> april)
> If we are about to stick to subversion, then only maintainer could
> submit certain package. Of course, if package don't have maintainer,
> then anybody could submit it.

As a maintainer, I would like to be at least notified when someone
updates one of my packages

> If we will turn to git, then everybody could have his own clone, but
> the merge request should be reviewed by maintainer. After merging,
> anybody could submit it. The problem is that, we couldn't assure every
> package have a valid maintainer.

Even if git would make it easier, I think it would in any case be nice
for people to be able to upload somewhere changes for review, and for
maintainer to easily apply them if correct

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