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From Josh Elser <>
Subject Re: Lack of karma to manage LDAP groups as a mentor impediment
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2016 16:24:39 GMT
Marvin Humphrey wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 10:04 AM, Josh Elser<>  wrote:
>> I'm a little frustrated as this has just hit me across three different
>> podlings in the past two days. Because I'm not a PMC chair, I don't have the
>> ability to actually modify LDAP groups to grant the necessary karma to
>> podling members to commit, access Jenkins, etc (e.g.
>> I'm not sure where to start with making this better, but I'm happy to engage
>> whoever necessary to try to make sure that all mentors have the ability to
>> help their podlings.
> This typically comes up only for a minority of committers:
> *   People who became committers on another Apache TLP before becoming a
>      committer on an Incubator podling (as opposed to people who join the
>      Incubator first and are thus already in the `incubator` ldap group after
>      Secretary processes their ICLA.)
> *   People who need to access Jenkins and thus need `` run.
> The stopgap is that we have a number of PMC Chairs on the IPMC, and if you
> send a request to private@incubator someone can take care of it for you.  The
> volume so far has been manageable.
> Marvin Humphrey

Marvin: While I'm not happy to have to bug someone else to "get s*** 
done", I will make that my process moving forward :). If the load or 
responsiveness becomes excessive, we can have this discussion again. 
Thanks for the response.

Julian: Thanks for your view as well.

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