[PATCH] Add capability for co-maintainers to disown packages

Lukas Fleischer lfleischer at archlinux.org
Mon Mar 5 06:39:04 UTC 2018

On Mon, 05 Mar 2018 at 07:03:01, Mark Weiman wrote:
> On Fri, 2018-02-23 at 08:21 -0500, Eli Schwartz wrote:
> > On 02/23/2018 12:46 AM, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
> > > I am not sure whether it is a good idea to use the same button for
> > > disowning a package as a maintainer or as a co-maintainer? What happens
> > > if a user is both a maintainer and a co-maintainer (and what is the
> > > expected behavior)?
> > 
> > If it *is* possible to be both, maybe we should fix that instead? :p
> > 
> It is possible and I will submit a patch to fix that this week.
> > Anyway, if you click the disown button we assume you want to ditch the
> > package altogether... if you are the maintainer and want to edit the
> > comaintainer list we have a UI for that already.
> > 

I am not too sure. The current implementation allows the maintainer to
nominate a new maintainer and make himself a co-maintainer (by putting
himself at the end of the list of co-maintainers and disowning the

I guess this functionality will be lost after the "fix"?


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