[aur-general] Taking over abandoned but not orphaned package

Andrei Thorp garoth at gmail.com
Fri Feb 20 00:52:19 EST 2009


I'm trying to slowly work my way into the Arch Community, and I'm starting
by taking over some packages on AUR. One that I use myself and would like to
take over is the package for DevTodo. This package has been unmaintained for
at least a few months now, and the maintainer's e-mail bounces. The package
is flagged out of date and doesn't build without modification. I've got an
updated PKGBUILD and have filed a bug to the author at some point. I also
run this software on both my 32 and 64 bit machines. Any chance a TU could
pass on maintainership to me, or at least orphan the package? I've read that
usually there is a warning to the maintainer, but he seems to be


-Andrei Thorp

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