someone has acquired ownership of a gem without my permission

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Karl Varga

28 Jan, 2011 08:58 AM

http://rubygems.org/gems/sitemap_generator lists 'dpicket' as an owner. I've never added him as an owner as I am the sole maintainer of the gem and Adam Salter (the other owner) passed away over a year ago, so I know it wasn't him who added him.

How did this person become an owner? I'd remove him but then he could just re-add himself.

I've read the owner docs at https://rubygems.org/pages/gem_docs#owner but I am unclear how authentication/authorization works for this command.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Karl

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Nick Quaranto on 29 Jan, 2011 07:22 PM

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    Did this get resolved? Looks like you're on the gem now...

  2. 2 Posted by Karl Varga on 02 Mar, 2011 07:55 PM

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    No this is not resolved.

    dpicket is listed as an Owner of the gem but I don't know who this person is. How can I remove him as an owner? (And how did he add himself??)

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Nick Quaranto on 17 Mar, 2011 03:38 PM

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    Looks like this has been taken care of.

    Dan must have pushed the gem on his own early in Gemcutter's life, he was one of the first users to help me out. :) Glad this has been worked out.

  4. Nick Quaranto closed this discussion on 17 Mar, 2011 03:38 PM.

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