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in thread How to take over maintenance of a module

Hi lima1, fmerges,

I know I'm probably being somewhat dim ... but I followed those links you guys posted and still couldn't see how maintainership could be passed from one person to another. I already have a PAUSE ID, so the only issue is the mechanics of how to transfer the maintainership.

In the interim, I've discovered that the problems with linux and cygwin are more'n'likely perl and cygwin bugs (respectively) - as opposed to bugs in the module itself. There's a good chance that I won't be applying for maintainership after all :-) (See my upcoming SoPW "Mandriva and C++").

Thanks guys.

Cheers,
Rob
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Re^3: How to take over maintenance of a module
by markjugg (Curate) on Jul 24, 2007 at 17:48 UTC
    When the current maintainer logs into http://pause.perl.org/, there will be options to make you a "CO-MAINT" of the particular module. That's how it is done when the current maintainer is present and cooperating.

    Since you have a PAUSE ID, your part is now just to tell the maintainer to do this, and give them your PAUSE ID.