[aur-general] Orphan Request: xen
luceoastrum at gmail.com
Sat Jul 21 18:33:12 EDT 2012
On 21 July 2012 06:36, Evangelos Foutras <evangelos at foutrelis.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 21, 2012 at 1:38 AM, Luceo Astrum <luceoastrum at gmail.com>
> > 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
> > 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 The package was marked out of date.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
> > 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 All of the above leads me to believe that he's no longer active.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
> > takes the decision that my research is enough to show that the user is
> > active.
> Your research is substantial, but let's wait out the two weeks. :)
Well, now I'm not particularly sure he'll get my e-mail at all:
*Luceo Astrum * <luceoastrum at gmail.com>
20 July 2012 22:19
To: revellion at anirev.net
I'm writing to let you know about security advisories XSA 7, 8, 9 which
affect this package.
Do you plan to update it for these and also for the broken xz-tools
If not, would you mind making a disownment request so that I can fix the
Thanks and awaiting your reply,
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