NMU jove - looking for a sponsor.
ok. i hope that i'm at the right place to ask this. I think it would
be good to have a mentor as this would be my first official
>> I've built a new jove-package, that now matches the current standards,
>> i also added some debhelper functions, a beginners menu, activated the
>> recovery-function, and fixed the Bug that stops it from working on the
>> The current maintainer (Loic Prylli) doesn't respond and hasn't
>> touched the package since 11 Nov 1998 (see also mailx), but the
>> package isn't orphaned, or given for adoption...
>> i would like to take this package over. I've already applied as New
>> so how should i proceed?
>find someone who will sponsor your upload, just as if it was a new package.
>This person should be aware of the fact that the current maintainer is not
>reachable. Then, you upload a few times as "Non Maintainer Uploads" (see
>policy). Each time mailing the maintainer when you upload. if you still hear
>nothing, you can fairly safely take the package over.
>One thing you can do is ask your sponsor to check when that person was last