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Re: Lots of pkgdb mail on commits list



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Jesse Keating wrote:
> 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.
> 
I don't disagree with the idea of changing all the active branches when
all the active branches belong to the same person.  But when the active
branches belong to different people I don't think you can assume that
the intention is to set the owner on all branches.

>> - --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.

Don't ask don't tell WRT EOL branches could make sense and just error
out on differences in active branches.

- -Toshio
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