[csw-maintainers] NMUs, non-maintainer uploads (was: reminder on contributing on recipes)

Maciej (Matchek) Bliziński maciej at opencsw.org
Thu Apr 11 10:32:21 CEST 2013

2013/4/10 Yann Rouillard <yann at pleiades.fr.eu.org>:
>> The question is, who will implement the changes. I'm currently working
>> on restoring buildfarm functionality, I can't take on more or nothing
>> will get done.
> Yes that's the question. I can work on it after having finished the ssl
> migration and fixed a problem with the scripts updating the package history
> on the web site.

Yes, looks good. One project at a time.

>> Maybe pkgrequests would be best? If someone is making an inquiry about
>> an orphaned package, it's very similar to someone making an inquiry to
>> add something to our catalog - for us it means potentially starting to
>> maintain a package we haven't been maintaining.
> Among the existing list, pkgrequests is the best match.
> So are we ok to use a fake maintainer like this one:  "Orphaned package"
> <pkgrequests at lists.opencsw.org> ?

Sounds good to me. One thing I'm not sure about - is the world
able/permitted to send email to that list directly?

A side comment - maybe we shouldn't publish our mailing list email
addresses for spammer harversters to pick up.


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