El lun, 19-03-2012 a las 22:41 -0500, Paul Varner escribió:
> On 3/19/12 2:26 PM, Pacho Ramos wrote:
> > El lun, 19-03-2012 a las 10:56 -0500, Paul Varner escribió:
> >> On 03/18/12 13:50, Pacho Ramos wrote:
> >>> Due his retirement the following packages need a new maintainer:
> >>> app-portage/maintainer-helper
> >>> Thanks for taking them
> >> I've added app-portage/maintainer-helper to the tools-portage herd,
> >> however, I've left it as maintainer-needed. So if anyone wants to take
> >> it, feel free. The tools-portage herd will fix bugs for it as we find
> >> the time.
> > I disagree with leaving maintainer-needed as default assign, if you will
> > fix bugs when you have time it's better than what I will do with
> > maintainer-needed packages.
> Okay, I've taken out the maintainer-needed as the maintainer and have
> just left it assigned to the herd. However, in reading through
> http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/devrel/handbook/handbook.xml?part=2&chap=4, I
> don't see a good mechanism to convey that the package is up for grabs,
> but in the meantime go ahead and assign any bugs to the herd.
Yeah, a mechanism for indicating a package is up for grabs would be
interesting, the problem is how to prevent people from tagging as so a
lot of packages and, then, making that mechanism completely useless as
wouldn't distinct between "real" up for grabs packages or not "as
But thanks a lot for taking care