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From: Patrick Lauer <patrick@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] app-admin/mbr.. what to do...
Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2005 08:57:22
Message-Id: 1118911993.7951.23.camel@localhost
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] app-admin/mbr.. what to do... by Chris White
1 On Fri, 2005-06-17 at 01:41 +0900, Chris White wrote:
2 > I just saw a bug report flow by for app-admin/mbr and looked for maintainers. I found this:
3 > ChangeLog: 1 manson, 1 woodchip
4 > from jeeves. Now, I think those people are retired, or I need to get out more (or both). So what to do with said package. It looks pretty old and this user wants it bumped so... I'd do it but I have no solid test method and I really don't like putting out packages without one.
5 I think this problem is not limited to this package.
6 Maybe someone with some scripting skillz could create a list of all
7 "orphaned" packages?
8 (no metadata.xml, no active maintainer, ...)
10 > If anyone is interested, the bug number is here:
11 >
12 > Otherwise we should do something about the fate of this package.
13 Either drop it or find a maintainer I guess.
14 Always a drag to see packages getting dropped, but if noone maintains
15 them there's not much that can be done.
17 Patrick
18 --
19 Stand still, and let the rest of the universe move


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Re: [gentoo-dev] app-admin/mbr.. what to do... "Diego 'Flameeyes' Pettenò" <flameeyes@g.o>
Re: [gentoo-dev] app-admin/mbr.. what to do... Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>