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Re: Removing orphaned packages from testing

Sorry, this was actually supposed to go to debian-qa and I failed to pay
attention to what my mail client was doing.

Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> writes:

> Raphael Geissert <atomo64+debian@gmail.com> writes:
>> Russ Allbery wrote:
>>> If I don't have time to do a proper job of maintaining the package, I
>>> *definitely* don't have time to form a team, which takes even more time
>>> than just maintaining the package.
>> Is using collab-maint so complicated? pinging the maints of the rdepends
>> so that they all work together via collab-maint shouldn't be so
>> complicated.
> Uploading the package to collab-maint is trivial, but it doesn't make it
> any less orphaned.  There still isn't anyone really maintaining it.  I
> don't think use of collab-maint really has much to do with anything; I'm
> already using it for one of my packages, but I actually adopted that one.
> If we're talking about a group of people taking collective responsibility
> for keeping orphaned packages kicking along, I guess I'm not sure how that
> differs from what we already have right now.  (Although using a shared
> source control system for orphaned packages while they're in the care of
> the QA group seems like a good idea.)

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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