On Thu, Jan 14, 2016 at 02:32:11PM +0100, Wolfgang Rosenauer wrote:
> with a big thank you to SUSE and the openSUSE maintenance team we just
> finished the preparations to open up maintenance for Evergreen to take
> over maintenance for 13.1.
> I've updated
> - with information "how to activate" - easy since not required anymore
> - what to do to prepare patches
> Important to know and since this is new for Evergreen. If you create a
> branch at this moment for a certain package you will get the 11.4 and
> 13.1 sources branched (if applicable).
> There is obviously no obligation to work on 11.4 but I didn't want to
> take it out of the project to still be able to provide certain chosen
> patches. I'm not yet entirely sure if it's enough to remove the 11.4
> sources on commit or how the patch sources need to be updated when only
> a 13.1 update is provided. I'll see that pretty soon now.
> Having said all this, Evergreen 13.1 is now basically open for submissions!
> I know some people have asked to get some kind of information or
> workshop to see if they are able to contribute. I keep that in mind but
> at this moment I have no idea how exactly this could be done and when
> and who is able to help with that.
> Also there are a few patches in the queue which are still managed by
> official maintenance team. Once they are done I expect Marcus or someone
> else send the announcement in the change of the maintenance model to all
> relevant openSUSE channels.
> That is why I don't do this right now because the above informations are
> more relevant to contributors and not regular users.
Btw, submissions for Evergreen 13.1 are also doable with "osc sr".
osc sr openSUSE:13.1:Update
will rewrite the maintenance project to openSUSE:Evergreen:Maintenance
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