[Mageia-dev] Maintainers policy

Dexter Morgan dmorganec at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 14:24:36 CEST 2011

On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 10:53 AM, Pascal Terjan <pterjan at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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

The use of reviewboard could be nice for this.

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