Re: Advice with uncooperative maintainers
Robert Millan <email@example.com> writes:
> On Wed, Aug 11, 2004 at 08:11:27PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> >> What am I supposed to do on this? Bring the issue to the technical committe?
>> >> Speak with the DPL? (As the tech ctte documentation suggests). I'll appreciate
>> >> any constructive feedback on this.
>> The procedure is documented so follow it (if other more social means
>> have been exhausted).
> So you suggest that I bring this to the technical committe? But all the
> technical committe can do is judging wether the patch should be applied or
> not. Pushing my patch during the at all cost is not what I want. I just
> want to know how to deal with maintainers that don't fall in either of these
> 1) Accept my patch and apply it.
> 2) Reject my patch and reply to me.
> 3) Ignore me and let me NMU.
> I have a clear social walkthrough for any of the above. In case 1 I say
> thanks, in case 2 I ask why and try to solve the problem, in case 3 I upload
> a fix. Is there any generic solution for these situations?
Then ask our Leader to be mediator to facilitate communication. With
that you might (or might not) get one of the 3 above.