[aur-requests] [PRQ#11119] Orphan Request for pcs-git

Stefan Husmann stefan-husmann at t-online.de
Fri Apr 13 05:30:34 UTC 2018

Noel Kuntze via aur-requests <aur-requests at archlinux.org> writes:

> Hello Eli,
> On 12.04.2018 23:13, Eli Schwartz via aur-requests wrote:
>> On 04/12/2018 04:41 PM, Noel Kuntze wrote:> In this particular case, the
>> last request for a PKGBUILD update was
>>> only made this morning at around 8 AM. The requester submitted the
>>> request today at 8 PM. His claim that there were many comments with
>>> working PKGBUILDs is irrelevant, because the only new one is from
>>> this morning around 8 AM.  The following claim that there were no
>>> reaction sice 2016 is irrelevant as well, because the last comment
>>> before that was only towards the end of march. I consider the
>>> submission of the request after only 12 hours to be an attempt at a
>>> package takeover, because the requester attempted to create the
>>> illusion of an inactive maintainer. I kindly ask to take care about
>>> accepting such requests and to take apropriate action against such
>>> attempts.
>>> Kind regards
>>> Noel Kuntze
>> Wow, just wow.
>>> many comments with working PKGBUILDs
>> Exactly two, both within the last month... while it is not exactly
>> joyous to have a maintainer not fix something in nearly a month, it is
>> also hardly unexpected, people do have lives which sometimes clash with
>> their AUR responsibilities.
>> Do note, however, that we usually give a grace period of two weeks for
>> any requests. So this was never going to be accepted. :)
> The last package of mine that a request was made against (pacemaker-stable) was merged (int pacemaker) rather quickly through an aur request,
> so I'm pretty sensitive about such things. Whenever I do requests myself, I give the maintainers ususally a month before I send it
> and also send them mail to their registered email address in case they don't see the mail from the AUR.
> The AUR only sends one mail per request and, as you wrote yourself, people have a busy life. Relatively unimportant tasks like updating PKGBUILDs are forgotten rather quickly.
> Thank you for rejecting the request.
> Kind regards
> Noel
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I apologize. This request was definitely a mistake I made, and the
ejection was the correct reaction. I only considered the AUR comments
and should have digged deeper.

I am not interested in taking over the package.

Sorry again and best regards

Stefan Husmann

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