[packman] Maintainers speak up (was: Package update workflow?)

Cristian Morales Vega reddwarf at opensuse.org
Fri May 4 21:12:05 CEST 2012

On 4 May 2012 20:05, Cristian Morales Vega <reddwarf at opensuse.org> wrote:
> On 4 May 2012 19:14, Pascal Bleser <pascal.bleser at opensuse.org> wrote:
>> Well, the situation, right now, as I see it:
>> * Manfred takes good care of a few packages that need some
>>  experience with them, most prominently ffmpeg and xine
>> * I'm staying on top of mixxx, MPlayer, smplayer and some jack
>>  related packages (because I use them all the time)
>> * almost everything else: has no maintainer and I'm jumping in
>>  because no one else does
>> Manfred, do you have other packages that you'd like to remain
>> the sole maintainer of ?
>> Or anyone else ? Please speak up so we can draw a map of what's
>> actually maintained (and where maintainers would like to stay in
>> charge). Everything else is up for takes.
> I tried to keep the maintainer/bugowner up to date. I really maintain
> these (even if I don't use some of them so much)
> $ osc -A pm my -U RedDwarf pkg
> Essentials/amarok
> Essentials/gmtk
> Essentials/kdemultimedia4
> Essentials/kdemultimedia4-12.1
> Essentials/kdemultimedia4-Tumbleweed
> Essentials/mp4v2
> Essentials/npapi-vlc
> Essentials/opencv
> Essentials/opencv-12.1
> Essentials/strigi
> Essentials/vo-aacenc
> Essentials/vo-amrwbenc
> Games/libdevil
> Games/love
> Games/scummvm
> Games/scummvm-tools
> Multimedia/aegisub
> Multimedia/moc
> I keep distribution specific versions of opencv because it's tendency
> to break binary compatibility. And from kdemultimedia4 just because I
> don't know what would happen if you mix latest ones with older KDEs.
> You are set as the maintainer of gnome-mplayer/gecko-mediaplayer. If
> you don't want them I will take them to complement gmtk.
> I am used to the OBS informing me of upstream updates. How do you
> manage it? Any scripts?

I can also take ownership of the gstreamer things (the latest ones,
those "gstreamer-0.10.4" and "gstreamer010-plugins-good-0.10.24" can
be kept as a community effort). I don't mind taking care of the
relationship with multimedia:libs, fixing problems here.

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