Re: Bug#573745: No response from official maintainer
you just uploaded buildbot 0.7.12-3 - did you get in touch with Andriy
to instead work on 0.8.0 and upload it?
On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 21:36, Andriy Senkovych
> Hello, Russ, Sandro.
>>> given another week has passed without a public comment on this matter
>>> by Matthias, could you please decide how long Andriy should wait for a
>>> reply? (JFTR, Matthias is not busy doing other things other than
>>> Debian, look at bugs and uploads and mails and irc chats.)
> Thanks for your care. I have already spoken to Matthias in person in
> IRC on the 9th of September. I wanted to post the result of the
> conversation anyway. Here is some quotes of it:
> <doko_!irc.oftc.net> you are right, I should have responded earlier
> <doko_!irc.oftc.net> I had a try at 0.8 myself
> <doko_!irc.oftc.net> splitting the slave and the master
> <Jolly_Roger> well, splitting wasn't so hard. But I'd like you to look
> in the package anyway since it has new manpages and a little more
> debianized /debian directory (I tried to use a bit more helpers)
> <Jolly_Roger> I just wish my work will be handy
> <doko_!irc.oftc.net> copied to http://people.debian.org/~doko/tmp/
> <doko_!irc.oftc.net> but, it's too late for squeeze. fine with me to
> upload to experimental
> <Jolly_Roger> thanks. Is there any way I can help you with this package?
> <doko_!irc.oftc.net> sure, if you are interested in that, I'd like to
> merge/replace my experimental things with yours
> <Jolly_Roger> i don't recommend uploading it anywhere until review
> anyway. It seems there are some things broken (e.g. init scripts don't
> always detect bot startup failure)
> <Jolly_Roger> thanks. I'm interested for sure :)
> <doko_!irc.oftc.net> cool!
> <doko_!irc.oftc.net> it's not that urgent, so I'd like to delay any
> substantil work until mid of october if possible
> <doko_!irc.oftc.net> buildbot won't be upgraded for squeeze
> <Jolly_Roger> i know that. Should this stop me working on it? :)
> <doko_!irc.oftc.net> I'll come back to you after October. If you want
> to merge/replace your approach, please email me directly
> <doko_!irc.oftc.net> no, your work is appreciated
> <Jolly_Roger> thanks. I'll do so. I'll use your @debian.org email just in case
> So for now I'll be glad to become a contributor to this package. I
> hadn't spoken about maintainership of the package. I'll try to do so
> if I get a chance.
>> Is this work targetted at squeeze?
> It would be great, of course, but the package isn't ready for a stable
> release. That's why I'm asking for review. I can't say it's ready
> until I will be sure all solutions described in  or  (they are
> the same) are ok. In fact, this is my first workon packaging for
> Debian. I'll try to get the package to experimental soon after i'll be
> sure about  and .
>  http://lists.debian.org/debian-mentors/2010/09/msg00093.html
>  http://lists.debian.org/debian-python/2010/09/msg00012.html
> Thanks again, Sandro, Russ.
> with best regards, Andriy Senkovych
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