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Win32::Daemon PAUSE permissions

Chase Whitener
March 13, 2019 04:08
Win32::Daemon PAUSE permissions
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Hi PAUSE Admins,

Would someone mind granting co-maint to XENU and CAPOEIRAB on the
Win32::Daemon dist, please? I've forwarded along the email request to Dave
Roth along with his response approving of the request.

Thanks in advance,

---------- Forwarded message ---------
From: Jan Dubois <>
Date: Tue, Mar 12, 2019 at 1:33 PM
Subject: Fwd: Win32::Daemon PAUSE permissions
To: Chase Whitener <>

Hi Chase,

This time I got a reply from Dave right away. I guess making it easy for
him helped. :)

Please forward to a CPAN admin and let them make the change!


---------- Forwarded message ---------
From: Dave Roth <>
Date: Tue, Mar 12, 2019 at 10:19 AM
Subject: RE: Win32::Daemon PAUSE permissions
To: Jan Dubois <>

Hi Jan,

Thanks for bubbling this up to the top of my mailbox.

Wow, you have a good memory; I hardly remember the WM Server. 😉

Are you still at HP? I used to work with them on drivers when I was the PM
Lead for the PnP team. Crazy work.

It has been years since I have touched any of this code or CPAN. And I have
yet to touch the Git repository. So…

*I am fine with granting XENU and CAPOEIRAB co-maint permissions on PAUSE.
And I want to extend my appreciation and gratitude to them for maintaining
the extension. Thanks, guys!*


I am quite pleased and proud that the Daemon extension is still being used.
How cool is that?

Thanks for following up on this, Jan.



*From:* Jan Dubois <>
*Sent:* Monday, March 11, 2019 8:20 PM
*To:* Dave Roth <>
*Subject:* Re: Win32::Daemon PAUSE permissions

Hi Dave,

I never got a reply to my previous email, and I see that the PAUSE
permissions are still unchanged.

If you don't want to bother with making the changes yourself, then maybe
you could just reply to this email and say that your are fine with granting
XENU and CAPOEIRAB co-maint permissions on PAUSE, and I can get one of the
CPAN admins to make the change for you.



On Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 7:59 PM Jan Dubois <> wrote:

Hi Dave,

sorry for taking so long to respond; I somehow lost your LinkedIn reply in
my mailbox...

I think the last time I saw you, you were still working on Windows Media
Server... I guess that must have been around 2001 or so.

I've been transferred to HP when they bought the PaaS technology from
ActiveState, and have since been handed down further to SUSE to work on
Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes.

Anyways, I've attached email with the details for Chase and Thomasz. You
can see that both have been doing work on Win32::Daemon already:

Can you give both of them co-maint permission on your module on PAUSE, so
they can upload newer versions to CPAN? Or you can grant me FIRST-COME
permissions on the namespace, and then I can give out CO-MAINT permissions
to others in the future (I'm not going to work on it myself in the
foreseeable future).

Let me know how you want to proceed!



---------- Forwarded message ---------
From: *Chase Whitener* <>
Date: Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 4:36 PM
Subject: Re: Perl 5 Win32:: Dists
To: <>
Cc: <>

Hi Jan,

Right now, both xenu and I would want to help out (I've CCed him on this).

Tomasz Konojacki

GitHub: xenu


Chase Whitener

GitHub: genio



On Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 7:19 PM Jan Dubois <> wrote:

Hi Chase,

I've just created the perl-libwin32 org on Github (so it mirrors the mailing list), and will move the Win32::* modules
there later.

I'm happy to invite a couple of people and give them co-maint, as long as
there is an understanding that the modules should stay backwards compatible
because they are very old. I'm aware of many deficiencies, but most are
hard to fix without breaking backwards compatibility, so I think it would
be better to create new modules that implement the same APIs in a saner
manner (e.g. the Unicode support is based on the Perl 5.6 way of how SvUTF8
was supposed to work, and does not do the right thing for later versions).
So I would like to see them keep working with newer versions of Perl and
Windows, but don't think they should be extended with additional

Note that I've inherited maintenance of most of the modules myself; I wrote
maybe 50% of WIn32 and 95% of Win32::OLE, but the rest I've only done
minimal maintenance to keep them working.

Please let me know who you think would be willing to work on maintaining
these modules? Please send me Github user names, so I can invite them to
the org!

I may have only co-maint on some of the names on PAUSE, so working out
release permissions might involve some more people.



On Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 3:45 PM Chase Whitener <> wrote:

Hi Jan,

We have had a couple of recent requests to look into some issues with Win
10 and Win32::Daemon on IRC. It looks like you are very active on GitHub.

Are you still up for p5 dev work on the Win32:: dists? Would you mind maybe
creating a GitHub organization for those dists and we can get some PAUSE
perms spread around for releases? These are pretty high up the river for
Windows Perl, so we'd want to be careful if that route was taken.


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