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Re: Mass-Package Orphanage



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Le 03/07/2009 18:52, Jason L Tibbitts III a écrit :
>>>>>> "NDN" == Nathanael D Noblet <nathanael gnat ca> writes:
> 
> NDN> I'm wondering if it is possible to be a co-maintainer with
> NDN> someone willing?
> 
> In general, all you need is a sponsor.  The usual route to that is via
> the submission of new packages, but it's not the only way.  I happen
> to be a sponsor, so that's not an issue.

Interesting. I thought people were obliged to submit _new_ packages to
request sponsorship, and to be honest, I have always found unfortunate that
people like Nathanael would'd want to help co-maintain an existing package
would be left out of the door just because they wouldn't be interested in
submitting a new package.

Out of curiosity, could you point me to a reference documentation that
explains the process to sponsor a co-maintainer who is not a fedora
packager already ?

The only link I was aware of was this one:
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/Join#Make_a_Package, where
it's stated:
"You should make sure that it is a new package. "

Thanks.

- -- 
Dodji Seketeli
Red Hat, Inc.
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