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 <email@example.com> writes:
> Raphael Geissert <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
> 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 (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>