[Logwatch-Devel] Is the logwatch project dying?

Otheus otheus+opensource at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 13:55:30 MST 2009


We've just finished the summer, which means (1) a lot of people were on
vacation, and (2) a lot of university-related people are busy getting back
to work.
I'm not a maintainer, but if the last few months have been slow, this is a
very plausible explanation.

On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 10:43 PM, Stefan <stefan at localside.net> wrote:

> Hello list,
>
> I'm wondering if the logwatch project is slowly dying? Maybe the word
> 'dying'
> is to harsh, but for me it seams at least that the maintainers doesn't care
> much about the contributions which are made by outsiders (volunteers). We
> have
> seen some messages to the list in which people ask about what happens with
> send in patches. It's the same for me. I send in a couple of patches,
> nothing
> happens. Then I resend the patches and I received at least a confirmation.
> But
> that's all. No commit to CVS or a reply which tells me what's wrong with
> them.
>
> I'm not a experienced perl programmer but I can write patches to existing
> scripts and I also can write new ones. And I would love to contribute my
> work,
> but how can I if it takes more than half year until patches are accepted
> (or
> rejected)?
>
> Now my questions: What is the status of the logwatch project? And is work
> from
> outsiders still welcome?
>
> Finally, let me apologize for my forthright words.
>
> regards
> Stefan
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