How to get upload rights for existing packages

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Feb 8 13:46:00 GMT 2016

On Feb  1 05:21, Michael Feher wrote:
> On 29.01.2016 10:18, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >Federico updated task the last time in March 2015. He may still be around,
> >so let's give him a nudge. Federico, ping? Corinna
> The request was not really about replacing Federico. He is one of the
> original authors of taskwarrior and they have asked on their homepage for
> support with the update of the cygwin package. Therefore I have contacted
> them and got from Federico the instructions how to package taskwarrior for
> cygwin.
> Now i have the ready packages and it is that either Federico has to upload
> the packages to cygwin which is to my understanding not perfectly correct as
> he is not the original creator of the package or I upload the packages by
> myself.
> I personally would prefer if Federico could still be kept as a package
> maintainer and I could just be added but I do not know if this is possible.

This is not quite how it works.  The maintainer has upload permissions
using his/her ssh key.  You only get to do that if you become package
maintainer.  See


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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