On Sat, Aug 05, 2017 at 11:01:41AM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 05, 2017 at 01:55:01AM +0500, Andrey Rahmatullin wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 04, 2017 at 10:46:19PM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> > > On Fri, Aug 04, 2017 at 11:59:40AM -0700, Don Armstrong wrote:
> > > > > An O: bug means that it is confirmed that the package is orphaned, and
> > > > > gives permission to everyone to adopt the package immediately.
> > > >
> > > > So just file an an Intent-To-Orphan bug. [This why I suggested to file
> > > > the bug against the package, and not against wnpp.]
> > > >
> > > > In N days, the bug can be filed against
> > >
> > > Nowadays orphaning is done by reuploading the package with the
> > > maintainer set to the QA group rather than using a O: wnpp bug.
> > Huh?
"and submit a bug report against the pseudo package wnpp. The bug report
should be titled O: package -- short description indicating that the
package is now orphaned."
(and in case it isn't clear to everyone, this section of the
Developer's Reference only describes how a maintainer can
orphan *own* packages)
"Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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