Re: invitation for you and your packages to join the pkg-perl team
Okay - I have added these packages to our list of pending adoptions at
and someone will hopefully pick those up them in the future.
On Sun, Aug 20, 2017 at 09:36:49PM +0200, Raphaël Pinson wrote:
> Hello Dominic,
> Thank you for your message. Here's the situation for these packages:
> * I'm not a DD and don't intend to become one (I don't have the time for
> that). I mainly maintain these packages in Ubuntu since I am an Ubuntu dev.
> * I haven't used Perl in the last 5 years, so I actually don't use that
> package myself anymore.
> All that said, I'm more than happy if you want to maintain the package.
> Raphaël Pinson
> On Sun, Aug 20, 2017 at 1:59 PM, Dominic Hargreaves <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Dear Raphaël,
> > In the Debian Perl team, we have been looking at perl module packages
> > which are not team maintained and considering whether the lives of
> > these packages can be made better (for example, by reducing the overhead
> > and increasing the consistency of that packaging), by suggesting that
> > they be moved to the pkg-perl team.
> > There is no obligation, of course, to do this, but if you would
> > like to move any or all of your module packages to the team, you can
> > request to join the team and then migrate your packages across. Of
> > course, if you are already a team member, then you are already free
> > to import and upload your packages under team maintainership.
> > The benefits of working within the team include increased consistency
> > and efficiency at scale when working with large number of straightforward
> > module packages, and more flexibility when it comes to QA work.
> > If you don't feel able to join the team but would like your packages
> > to benefit from this anyway, you can also reply to this email asking for
> > the package(s) in question to be adopted by the team (though obviously
> > we'd prefer the former case).
> > You can find out more about the team and how to join it at
> > <http://pkg-perl.alioth.debian.org/>.
> > At this stage we are contacting all such maintainers with a general
> > invitation. Future team-wide QA efforts may identify specific
> > packages we'd like to help with maintenance of and we may therefore
> > follow-up with another invitation in such cases.
> > Your lib*-perl packages are listed below for reference:
> > libapache-admin-config-perl
> > Thanks for your work in maintaining the Debian Perl ecosystem!
> > Best wishes
> > Dominic.
> > on behalf of the Debian Perl Team