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Re: Request to become Provenpackager



On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 11:13:37PM +0300, Jussi Lehtola wrote:
> 
> One one hand you are correct, but on the other hand
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Who_is_allowed_to_modify_which_packages
> clearly states:
> 
> "If ... the changes are quite minor or considered as a general cleanup
> to a lot of packages then provenpackagers are allowed to fix stuff in
> other peoples packages."
> 
> From this I'd say that provenpackagers can make trivial package review

I think this is a wrong interpretation. The general cleanup stuff is more
for something that should be changed in many packages.

> Making corrections to the spec file doesn't mean building the new spec
> file, not to mention pushing the new build as an update. That should be
> left to the maintainer, if at all possible.

I think that you should only post patches, not commit to cvs, unless the 
package maintainer agreed to.

--
Pat


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