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Re: Lots of pkgdb mail on commits list

On Tue, 21 Aug 2007 13:37:00 -0700
Toshio Kuratomi <a badger gmail com> wrote:

> Where it breaks down even for the cvsadmins is what to do when there
> are different owners on different package-branches.  For instance,
> Foo is the owner in RHL8-FC2.  Bar is the FC3-devel owner, and Baz is
> the EL5 owner.  I don't think that admins will often want to change
> all of those.

Actually that happens /very/ frequently within Red Hat engineering,
where packages as a whole are reassigned to a different maintainer.

> - --global could error out when it encounters such a situation.... But
> this is going to become more common because we probably don't want or
> need to change ownership on EOL releases.

--global would just plain ignore EOL release branches.

Jesse Keating
Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?

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