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Re: Patch Manager

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2008 16:11:57 -0500

Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> Hi Puneet,
> Puneet Lakhina wrote on Tue, 25 Mar 2008 at 01:43 +0530:
>> Hi,
>> I saw Hyrum Wright's mail on the users mailling list regarding the
>> role of
>> patch manager. I would like to hereby put in an application for taking up
>> that role. I have user level and some basic admin level experience with
>> subversion. Admin level experience has included repository creation,
>> svnserve user accounts management and hooks (enforce log messages, commit
>> emails etc.).
> I'm afraid you're too late: a new project manager has already been
> selected (me). See:

I think you meant "patch" manager. ;)

> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2008-03/0560.shtml
>> I understand that this role will involve a lot of email skimming and am
>> prepared to do that for the reward of understanding Subversion Internals
>> (and getting my name up on the website :-)). I am also hereby
>> attaching my
>> resume.
> Remember, you don't have to be Patch Manager in order to follow the dev
> list and read the header files. Most volunteers never become patch
> managers.

I think there's only been 3 or 4 "official" patch managers in the
history of the project. However, lots of folks do review and comment on
patches; the patch manager is just there to make sure things don't fall
through the cracks and get lost forever.


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