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

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Feb 20 01:08:24 EST 2009

Andrei Thorp wrote:
> Hello,
> 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 is flagged out of date and doesn't build without modification.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
> unreachable.

I have orphaned it for you.  You have done what is required to attempt 
to contact the maintainer.


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