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

Pascal Bleser pascal.bleser at opensuse.org
Fri May 4 21:32:34 CEST 2012

On 2012-05-04 20:05:51 (+0100), 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.

Sure, I made you maintainer there.

> I am used to the OBS informing me of upstream updates. How do you
> manage it? Any scripts?

Nope, nothing. Personally, I keep a daily eye on the
freshcode.net feed ;)

  -o) Pascal Bleser
  /\\ http://opensuse.org -- we haz green
 _\_v http://fosdem.org   -- we haz conf
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 190 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://lists.links2linux.de/pipermail/packman/attachments/20120504/d204a7a1/attachment.sig>

More information about the Packman mailing list