[aur-general] XFlux Ownership

Felix Yan felixonmars at gmail.com
Tue Apr 9 09:27:37 EDT 2013

On Tuesday, April 09, 2013 14:23:12 gadget3000 wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm the previous maintainer of the xflux package (
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/xflux/).
> Over the past 24 hours someone else has become the maintainer of the
> package but I'm confused as to how because I never gave up "ownership" of
> it.
> Before I go on I just want to clarify that I'm not so bothered about
> getting the package back so much as understanding how someone else now
> maintains the package without my knowledge (I only found out after doing a
> system, update an seeing that that package got updated even though I didn't
> update the version number).
> Correct me if I'm wrong but I believe the only way a maintainer can be
> forced to give up a package is if someone sends an email to the maintainer,
> asking them to update the package and the maintainer does not respond
> (either by email or by updating the package). I received an email yesterday
> (8th March) asking me to update the package, because it didn't build since
> the makepkg update, and I updated the package. Even if I hadn't updated it,
> it had been less than 24 hours since I even got the message so I don't
> understand why someone else has now taken over the package.
> So my question is does anyone know how I lost the package?
> Thanks,
> Gadget3000



Felix Yan
Twitter: @felixonmars
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