What to do about a "lost" PR?

Sergey Matveychuk sem at FreeBSD.org
Tue Mar 1 13:05:58 GMT 2005

David Landgren wrote:

> I sent a polite message to the e-mail address of the maintainer in early 
> January asking if they had any idea on when my patch could be folded in, 
> whilst acknowledging that they may have a Life and may not have the time 
> to respond in a timely manner. I never heard anything back.

I think you should do it more often. One email in week is OK.
Well, it drives some committers crazy but I think it's a good practice 

> It's now March, and the PR is still open. What does one do in a case 
> like this? May I become a committer for this port?

Not committer, but maintainer.


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