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Unresponsive maintainer: jhogarth / James Hogarth (python-pyrfc3339)

Hi,

following the policy for non-responsive package maintainers [0], I'm
asking here if anybody knows how to contact jhogarth (James Hogarth).

James, if you're still interested in maintaining your packages, please respond.

python-pyrfc3339 did not get an update to 1.1.

python-pyphen license change

I recently became co-maintainer for python-pyphen and noticed that the package
had an incomplete license tag.

python-pyphen.spec
-License: LGPLv2+
+License: GPLv2+ or LGPLv2+ or MPLv1.1

Felix

thunderbird-enigmail: help needed to restrict available architectures

Hi,

recently I took thunderbird-enigmail to fix some CVEs + unbreak the package.
With the help of two Fedora users I updated the package + improved the spec
file (I hope :-).

Now I wanted to push out an update but taskotron complains:

While thunderbir

Unresponsive maintainer: brouhaha / Eric Smith

Hi,

(repost as I forgot to cc Eric)

I'm trying to contact Eric Smith (FAS: brohaha).

I have started the nonresponsive maintainer process because I'm trying to
update the WeasyPrint package which requires updating/fixing a few other
packages maintained by Eric.

This is mostly about:
- python-cairocffi
- python-pyphen

Bugzilla:
<a href="https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1770118" title="https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1770118">https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1770118</a>

Open bugs (I care about):

- <a href="https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1698217" title="https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1698217">https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1698217</a>
missing dependency, package is completely broken in F30/F31 unless users
install dependency manually.

- <a href="https://bugzilla" title="https://bugzilla">https://bugzilla</a>

Unresponsive maintainer: brouhaha / Eric Smith

Hi,

I'm trying to contact Eric Smith (FAS: brohaha).

I have started the nonresponsive maintainer process because I'm trying to
update the WeasyPrint package which requires updating/fixing a few other
packages maintained by Eric.

This is mostly about:
- python-cairocffi
- python-pyphen

Bugzilla:
<a href="https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1770118" title="https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1770118">https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1770118</a>

Open bugs (I care about):

- <a href="https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1698217" title="https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1698217">https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1698217</a>
missing dependency, package is completely broken in F30/F31 unless users
install dependency manually.

- <a href="https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1419215" title="https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1419215">https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1419215</a>

thunderbird-enigmail: how to claim ownership for F31 if package is retired in rawhide?

Hey,

thunderbird-enigmail was retired in rawhide after being orphaned for more than
6 weeks. However F30+F31 still have the RPM but it does not work at all due to
Thunderbird changes.

I'm not interested in taking over the master branch but I'd like to ensure
that F31 ships working software.

scribus-generator now provides python2-tkinter in Fedora 30 ?

Hi,

I noticed that the latest update for scribus-generator (pushed to stable F30)
now provides + obsoletes python2-tkinter.

python-cssselect2/F31: unable to create update in bodhi

Hi,

somehow I'm unable to create a new update for my new package
"python-cssselect2" (F31) and I'd like to know why.

When I go to <a href="https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/new" title="https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/new">https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/new</a> and I enter
"python-cssselect2" in the "packages" field, bodhi says "unable to find any
packageā€¦".
Bodhi only shows "python-cssselect" but that is a previous version of the
package ("cssselect2" is the upstream name for that version).

Any ideas?

Felix

borgbackup license change

A few weeks ago I noticed that borgbackup bundles some libraries and copied
some external code effectively changing the license of the final executable code.

This change was not announced upstream so it went unnoticed when updated
versions of borgbackup were pushed to Fedora's git.

I just fixed the license tag:
BSD -> "BSD AND zlib"

If we need to bundle python3-msgpack (Fedora 30 + rawhide) the license tag
becomes "BSD AND ASL AND zlib".

We can drop the msgpack bundling when the next major version of borgbackup is
published.

state of fedora-review?

Hi,

I am wondering about the state of the "fedora-review" package. It seems to be
a pretty important package to ensure new stuff adhers to the latest Fedora
packaging policy.

When I ran "fedora-review" I noticed that it was clearly not updated for some
time: There where outdated points about bundled libraries (nowadays without
special FPC exception), a warning about an unnecessary "gcc" build requirement
and many outdated links.

Well, it turns out fedora-review fails to build from source since July 2018
[3] (last successful koji build was in March 2018).

shipping patches from Debian in Fedora package: licensing

A while ago I noticed that a Debian package has some useful patches for some
package and some of these patches are required to update the Fedora package.