Mail Archives: cygwin-apps/2002/06/14/19:04:33
Charles Wilson wrote:
> I propose to transfer maintainership of the popt and libpopt0 packages
> to Nicholas Wourms. Nicholas has agreed to take over if the list
> agrees. I think this is a good move for several reasons:
> 1) one less package for me to maintain (yippee!)
> 2) Nicholas is currently working with Gerritt and Harold to provide db2,
> db3, and db4 packages. db, and popt, are both needed for a working
> setup-installable RPM package, which is Nicholas's focused goal right
> now. So there's a certain synergy.
> 3) Nicholas has been working with the folks who maintain RPM -- and popt
> -- so he is in a better position than I to push bugfixes to popt upstream.
> If there are no objections, then today's popt-1.6.4-4 package will be
> the last one published by me; future ones will come from Nicholas.
Hearing no objections, I hereby decree that Nicholas is the new popt
maintainer for cygwin. Unless he backs out, of course. Nicholas?
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