Re: Help needed on a possible multiple ports maintainer reset

From: Nuno Teixeira <eduardo_at_freebsd.org>
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 23:52:36 +0100
Hello Fernando!

Thanks for your great help.

I did put submitter as maintainer on PR 257991
<https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=257991>, hope I did it
right :)

If I had the time I will check all ports from Cory and do a reset like,
e.g., https://reviews.freebsd.org/R11:707989ed0f7c if timeout is proved.

Thanks very much,

Nuno Teixeira

Fernando Apesteguía <fernando.apesteguia_at_gmail.com> escreveu no dia terça,
24/08/2021 à(s) 07:14:

>
>
> El lun., 23 ago. 2021 23:03, Nuno Teixeira <eduardo_at_freebsd.org> escribió:
>
>> Hello!
>>
>> I'm an young committer and I found this PR
>> <https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=257991> interesting
>> because of a possible multiple ports maintainer reset so other people
>> could
>> adopt port unmaintained.
>>
>> Need some experienced committer that takes a look and give some advice
>> about maintaner reset.
>>
>
> Hi Nuno,
>
> Since both you an submitter (Sergei) checked that the current maintainer
> (Cory) has not been around for long, I would go with the proposed change
> and let the submitter be the new maintainer.
>
> That would be only for
> https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=257991
>
> Now, if Cory has more unmaintained ports (can't check right now) and
> Sergei steps up to take the task, I would ask him to open a new PR
> requesting maintainership. If he doesn't, it might still be good to open
> the PR and reset maintainership. That way at least more people would be
> notified via portscout when there is a new upstream version. Someone might
> come along and update the port :-)
>
> HTH
>
>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Nuno Teixeita
>>
>
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