[aur-general] Orphan Request: xen

Evangelos Foutras evangelos at foutrelis.com
Sat Jul 21 01:36:01 EDT 2012

On Sat, Jul 21, 2012 at 1:38 AM, Luceo Astrum <luceoastrum at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to request that xen be orphaned so that I can adopt it:
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14640
> I've contacted the maintainer (revellion) by e-mail yesterday (I know
> nowhere near the two weeks but believe the rest of this post is relevant).
> Since the last update in 2011, there have been three serious Xen Security
> Advisories with patches:
> http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-announce/2012-06/msg00001.html
> http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-announce/2012-06/msg00003.html
> http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-announce/2012-06/msg00002.html
> The maintainer has not upgraded the package to support these patches. He
> also hasn't changed the dependency for 'xz-utils' to 'xz'.
> The package was marked out of date.
> Finally, he has not responded on the AUR comments, including two addressed
> directly to him by 'aaronfitz' and 'fatmike' in January and March
> respectively.
> All of the above leads me to believe that he's no longer active.
> I will update this thread after 2 weeks if he hasn't responded, unless a TU
> takes the decision that my research is enough to show that the user is not
> active.

Your research is substantial, but let's wait out the two weeks. :)

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