[aur-general] Discussion regarding TU Swiergot

Ronald van Haren pressh at gmail.com
Sat Feb 21 14:50:53 EST 2009

On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 8:48 PM, Daenyth Blank <daenyth+arch at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 13:51, Ghost1227 <ghost1227 at archlinux.us> wrote:
>> Over the last few months, I have noticed that TU Swiergot has neglected his
>> packages in community. I first noticed this with the cinelerra-cv package
>> which was several months out of date and using the now-defunct cvs repo
>> (cinelerra-cv switched to git two months ago). I posted a cinelerra-cv-git
>> package to the AUR and attempted several times to contact him. Two months
>> went by and I got no reply from any of the several addresses he has, so I
>> discussed the situation with another TU, then updated his cinelerra-cv
>> package and sent him another email notifying him of the update. I have since
>> taken a look through his packages and the bugtracker. He has several
>> packages marked out of date (and some have comments explaining fixes), as
>> well as a handful of open bugs on the bugtracker. Since I have been unable
>> to contact him through any means, I propose orphaning his packages so that
>> more available TUs can take over the responsibility for them. There are
>> several that I would be happy to take over (assaultcube, cinelerra-cv, cube,
>> dosemu, fcrackzip, nexuiz, qemu-launcher, stegdetect, steghide, supertux and
>> maybe a few others), and some of his packages (including some of the ones
>> i'll take) should be dropped to the AUR.
>> Discuss
> If he's been inactive that long (and iirc without notice) then
> according to the TU bylaws, he should be removed as a TU.
is this an actual removal discussion or what is the topic of this discussion?


More information about the aur-general mailing list