[aur-general] Question regarding orphan requests

tobi at tobi-wan-kenobi.at tobi at tobi-wan-kenobi.at
Thu Jun 25 13:25:31 UTC 2020

Quoting Filipe Laíns via aur-general <aur-general at archlinux.org>:

> On Thu, 2020-06-25 at 07:57 +0200, Tobias Witek wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I filed an orphan request for a package (bumblebee-status-git) 3
>> weeks ago - I am the upstream developer and would be willing to take
>> over the package ( I already maintain the bumblebee-status AUR)
>> Unfortunately, I have been unable to establish contact with glaxxx,
>> the current maintainer, and the package is currently broken.
>> How long does it typically take for an orphan request to be
>> processed?
>> I am aware that you all are busy and the project is one of the
>> tiniest on AUR, so I do my best to be patient and I am grateful for
>> the great work you all are doing!
>> Kind regards,
>> tobi-wan
> Hi Tobias,
> Orphan requests get locked for 2 weeks to give time for the current
> maintainer to respond, after that they need to be manually approved by
> a TU. Approving requests is a manual action, and as such depends on the
> free time of the team members, so unfortunately from time to time the
> pending requests clog up.
> I have approved your request.

Thanks a lot, I appreciate that a lot!

> Cheers,
> Filipe Laíns

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