Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: virtual/{cron,dev-manager,inetd,libc,linux-sources,man,os-headers,package-manager,skkserv,ssh,w3m}
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2011 19:55:27
Message-Id: 201109221554.27959.vapier@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: virtual/{cron,dev-manager,inetd,libc,linux-sources,man,os-headers,package-manager,skkserv,ssh,w3m} by Tim Harder
On Thursday, September 22, 2011 14:23:55 Tim Harder wrote:
> On 2011-09-22 Thu 01:53, Ulrich Mueller wrote: > > In the course of the old-style to new-style transition of virtuals, > > I had taken maintainership of several new-style virtual packages. > > > > After several months have passed without any bugs showing up, I > > > > believe it's time that I drop maintainership of these: > > virtual/cron > > virtual/dev-manager > > virtual/inetd > > virtual/libc > > virtual/linux-sources > > virtual/man > > virtual/os-headers > > virtual/package-manager > > virtual/skkserv > > virtual/ssh > > virtual/w3m > > > > As these are virtuals, I won't expect that there will be much > > maintenance required. Also, all of them will fall back to (at least) > > one herd. Please check the respective metadata.xml files for details. > > Personally I don't see why all of these need specific maintainers beyond > the herds they fall under already, especially if they are very low > maintenance.
right. if they don't have herds, then almost all of these are obvious as to which they should get added to. -mike

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