[aur-general] XFlux Ownership
gadget3000 at msn.com
Tue Apr 9 09:31:08 EDT 2013
Ok thanks. Just for the record that was one of the things I fixed when I
updated the package, but oh well.
On 9 April 2013 14:27, Felix Yan <felixonmars at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> > system, update an seeing that that package got updated even though I
> > 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
> > asking them to update the package and the maintainer does not respond
> > (either by email or by updating the package). I received an email
> > (8th March) asking me to update the package, because it didn't build
> > the makepkg update, and I updated the package. Even if I hadn't updated
> > 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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