[aur-general] Orphan Request

Hilton Medeiros medeiros.hilton at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 18:00:24 EST 2010

On Thu, 4 Mar 2010 05:13:23 +0800
Ray Rashif <schivmeister at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 03/03/2010, Hilton Medeiros <medeiros.hilton at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I disagree. I believe the developer should have priority and be
> > given the ownership as soon as possible. You don't have to wait the
> > maintainer kiss good bye e hug the build. It is just a build script.
> I concur, but it's rude for us to just barge in like that. It's a
> simple matter between the developer and the buildscript maintainer, so
> it's best left up to them to contact each other, and then if the
> maintainer tries anything funny (or does not try anything at all) we
> disown it.
> A 7-day or next-weekend grace period is good for things like this (for
> the maintainer to respond to the orphan request). I had once orphaned
> a package for a developer who didn't even claim it (synfig*), but it
> took me a while before I read and replied to the e-mail outlining a
> build-related matter.
> --

I understand, just thought the process was a little too much
bureaucratic for the developer. I maintain some packages and I would
not feel violated by the TUs over something like this but maybe that is
just me.

I don't think it would be rudeness but maybe I'm really kinda rude, so
my words don't count for much. :)


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