Bug 842894 - Non-responsive maintainer: Douglas E. Warner
Summary: Non-responsive maintainer: Douglas E. Warner
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pytrainer
Version: 19
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Douglas E. Warner
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2012-07-24 20:46 UTC by Kalev Lember
Modified: 2018-12-02 16:18 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-02-17 14:22:05 UTC

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Description Kalev Lember 2012-07-24 20:46:59 UTC
As per the policy for nonresponsive package maintainers [1], this is a ticket to contact Douglas E. Warner (FAS account: silfreed).

pytrainer has had broken runtime dependencies since Fedora 16. The last installable package was for F15. The broken deps reports have also been sent out daily with each rawhide report. This issue is tracked in bug #754669.

Furthermore, since F14, the pytrainer package hasn't worked. According to bug #668853, pytrainer immediately exits at start up without any error message.

Neither of the bug reports had received any comments from the maintainer.

Douglas, please respond.

[1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Policy_for_nonresponsive_package_maintainers

Comment 1 Kalev Lember 2012-08-02 08:02:46 UTC
Douglas E. Warner, could you respond to the ticket, please?

Comment 2 Douglas E. Warner 2012-08-02 18:22:18 UTC
Sorry; I've definitely been AWOL for awhile w.r.t. package building for Fedora.  Do you have a co-maintainer lined up for this package that is interested in maintaining this package as well?  If not I can post to the devel list and see if anyone is interested.  Failing that the package should probably be orphaned/removed from Fedora due to the FTBFS.

Comment 3 Kalev Lember 2012-08-02 19:07:09 UTC
No, I don't have anyone specific in mind. If you could post to the devel list, I think that would be a great way forward.

Note that technically pytrainer isn't FTBFS: it builds fine, but has broken runtime dependencies. This is also the reason why it hasn't been already removed from Fedora with the FTBFS cleanup process.

Thanks, and glad to hear you are still around, even if you don't currently have time to work on the packages.

Comment 4 Kalev Lember 2012-08-21 08:00:40 UTC
Hi Douglas,

Could you send the email to the devel list, please?

Comment 5 Kalev Lember 2012-08-29 07:12:36 UTC

Could you please post to the devel list, or perhaps just orphan the package(s) you don't have time for in pkgdb?

The pkgdb link for pytrainer is https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/acls/name/pytrainer

Comment 6 Kalev Lember 2012-09-05 17:04:31 UTC
I have posted a follow up mail to the devel list: http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/devel/2012-September/171355.html

Comment 7 Kevin Fenzi 2012-09-18 00:04:07 UTC
I've acked acls for bsjones, who wants to try and fix this package up.

Comment 8 Fedora End Of Life 2013-04-03 17:34:18 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 19 development cycle.
Changing version to '19'.

(As we did not run this process for some time, it could affect also pre-Fedora 19 development
cycle bugs. We are very sorry. It will help us with cleanup during Fedora 19 End Of Life. Thank you.)

More information and reason for this action is here:

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Comment 10 Fedora End Of Life 2015-02-17 14:22:05 UTC
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