Re: What to do with unresponsive maintainers?
* Ralf Hildebrandt <Ralf.Hildebrandt@charite.de> [2004-05-02 17:35]:
> In the case of timidity, parted1.6, ckermit I get no response at all
> from the maintainer. The bugs are open for 100+ days now, with no
> reaction whatsoever. The maintainers also don't react on private email.
ckermit is indeed orphaned (see #143649). Ian Beckwith
<email@example.com> said in December that he'd adopt the package
but hasn't done so (yet?).
As to timidity and parted1.6: timidity has been adopted from an
inactive maintainer a few months ago and while the current maintainer
certainly works on the package he is fairly busy. So help is
certainly welcome there. parted1.6 has a fairly busy maintainer, too,
but a second person got involved recently. Similarly, it would help
here if you would go through the bug listing, reproduce bugs, attach
> In the case of mga-vid-source I get no response at all from the
> maintainer, although a NMU fixed the problem.
The maintainer of these packages is in New Maintainer, and he been put
on hold. Let's CC his Application Manager.