[aur-requests] Request co-maintainership of perl-gtk2-unique

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Sun Mar 25 00:57:31 UTC 2018

On 03/24/2018 06:32 AM, Michael Kogan wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> I maintain the PKGBUILD for Shutter. Shutter is hit by a bug in one of
> its dependencies, perl-gtk2-unique. A patch by the Debian folks exists
> which solves this problem. Over a month ago I commented on
> perl-gtk2-unique AUR page requesting this patch to be included but there
> is no reaction so far. I also wrote a mail to bidulock, the package's
> maintainer about this issue. Seems like he is busy currently. :) I don't
> want to file an orphan request because bidulock is clearly the more
> experienced packager than I am (he actually helped me with a package a
> few years ago) but maybe it is possible to make me a co-maintainer such
> that I can include the patch to the package? The patch in question is
> https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/pkg-perl/packages/libgtk2-unique-perl.git/tree/debian/patches/fix_segfault_2nd_instance
> I've tested it and it indeed fixes the bug in Shutter.
> Thanks for reading,
> Michael

If he is currently busy, he has the option of adding you as a
comaintainer. If he is unwilling to add you as a comaintainer and isn't
fixing it, you have the option to submit an orphan request.

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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