HEADSUP: Apache maintainer wanted!

Rafael Kitover rkitover@hotmail.com
Tue Jan 20 16:31:00 GMT 2004

>-----Original Message-----
>From: cygwin-owner@cygwin.com [mailto:cygwin-owner@cygwin.com] On Behalf Of Corinna Vinschen
>Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2004 5:54 AM
>To: cygwin@cygwin.com
>Cc: cygwin-apps@cygwin.com
>Subject: HEADSUP: Apache maintainer wanted!
>The apache package is without maintainer for two weeks now.  The former
>maintainer wasn't able to update the apache package and its related
>mod_FOO packages since October, when the last call for update of packages
>were made, which still haven't updated to using OpenSSL 0.9.7 instead
>of 0.9.6.
>So, what we need are one or more people who are willing to take over
>maintainership of apache and the mod_FOO packages
>If nobody takes over, the apache and subsequent packages will be
>removed from the Cygwin distribution on 2004-02-03.

Hi Corinna,

just out of curiosity, in cases of emergency like this, would it be acceptable
if some one or more people volunteered to update, test and upload a package
(and take care of resulting fallout/question) but not to sign up as the
regular maintainer, would that work?


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