[aur-requests] [PRQ#5999] Orphan Request for dpkg

Doug Newgard scimmia at archlinux.info
Sun Jul 17 15:44:58 UTC 2016

On Sun, 17 Jul 2016 11:33:14 -0400
Ido Rosen <ido at kernel.org> wrote:

> Hi,
>   I was the maintainer of dpkg up until a few hours ago when an orphan
> request was submitted and accepted within an hour of submission.  There is
> supposed to be a 2 week period where the maintainer is contacted and a
> conversation can happen.  This procedure was not followed here.

That doesn't apply in cases where the package has been flagged as out of date
for over 7 months. Looking at the git log and at the comments, it's pretty
obvious you weren't maintaining it.

>   The package was not out of date, it is supposed to track upstream stable,
> not unstable!  bertptrs has updated it to the unstable version.  If he
> wanted the unstable version he could have created a dpkg-unstable package
> or otherwise modified the PKGBUILD for himself.
> Thanks,
> Ido
> On Sun, Jul 17, 2016 at 5:45 AM, <notify at aur.archlinux.org> wrote:
> > bertptrs [1] filed a orphan request for dpkg [2]:
> >
> > Maintainer has not updated package in over half a year, after a
> > breaking bug has been reported.
> >
> > [1] https://aur.archlinux.org/account/bertptrs/
> > [2] https://aur.archlinux.org/pkgbase/dpkg/
> >

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