[Buildroot] Buildroot maintainer and stable releases
jacmet at uclibc.org
Tue Jan 6 15:01:49 UTC 2009
>>>>> "Nigel" == Nigel Kukard <nkukard at lbsd.net> writes:
Nigel> wrt central contacts and points of contacts ... we need that
Nigel> MAINTAINERS file :)
>> I offer to do something about both: Take over maintainership and get
>> atual stable releases out the door (if Erik and the other developers
Nigel> Personally I like how you handle the project and try steer it
Nigel> with the resources available, I would like to see you being
Nigel> the project maintainer.
>> After that I would like us to move to a regular release schedule every
>> 3 months with 2 months of development and 1 month of stabilization.
Nigel> And those components without maintainers scheduled to be dropped or
Nigel> deprecated (using BROKEN, DEPRECATED, NEEDS_MAINTAINER or however the
Nigel> finer detail may advise) after X number of releases if no maintainer
Nigel> steps up, this would help with some of the more severe bitrot in
Nigel> portions of buildroot.
Nigel> The other thing is possibly a mirror for buildroot releases so
Nigel> people at least know those packages at those versions will
Nigel> always be available, or at least available 6 months or so down
Nigel> the line?
Yes, I already got a server/bandwidth offer for it off list.
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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