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

Andrei Thorp garoth at gmail.com
Fri Feb 20 11:01:23 EST 2009

Thank you very much :)


On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 10:08 PM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:

> 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 is flagged out of date and doesn't build without modification.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.
> Allan

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