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Re: extras maintainence



Le Ven 10 février 2006 16:01, Dennis Gilmore a écrit :

> one) existing package maintainers need to maintain there packages until
> legacy
> no longer supports a release.  but a stipulation could be made  that once
> a
> release moves to legacy  the only updates in extras are bugfixes and
> security
> related.
> two)  we create an extras legacy team,  who would then take over
> maintainership of all extras packages once a release moves to legacy.
> though if a package maintainer wanted to continue support of his/her
> packages
> that would be beneficial.
>
> So which way are we going to move forward

IMHO legacy maintenance should be left to legacy teams, maintaining extras
for three releases (FCx, FCx-1 and rawhide) is already a lot to ask of FE
contributors.

That is, if you do not want FE to shrink radically.


-- 
Nicolas Mailhot


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