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From: Alec Warner <antarus@g.o>
Subject: Re: treecleaner removals
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2006 08:40:30 -0400
Drake Wyrm wrote:
> Christian Heim <phreak@g.o> wrote:
>  
>> # Alec Warner <antarus@g.o> (27 Aug 2006)
>> # Masking media-radio/xlog for treecleaners and bug(s) # 88580
>> # Sept 27th for removal
>> media-radio/xlog
>>
>> Punted.
> 
> So, why was this one punted, anyway? The bug was fixed in the new
> version, and an updated ebuild was submitted?
> 

Fixing an open bug is up to the Treecleaning dev in question.  I've been 
talking to some people on how exactly to handle this.  I don't want to 
bump random packages and not add myself as maintainer; usually this 
amounts to the same package having a bug assigned to maintainer-needed 
or treecleaners in a couple of months (either for another bump; or some 
other reason).  However if I were to take ownership of every maintainer 
needed package that has an ebuild I'd soon be the proud owner of about 
100 packages that I don't care about.

The masking and the e-mails and the bug filings are done for a reason; a 
loud and clear "this bug needs a maintainer or it's getting axed."  Some 
stuff gets fixed (aka pornview) most of it gets punted instead.

- Alec Warner
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