dag at wieers.com
Mon May 16 04:51:23 CEST 2005
On Sun, 15 May 2005, Michael Rice wrote:
> I want to help!
Good ! :)
> I've built packages for myself and the companies I've worked for over the
> past 5 years or so -- everything RedHat, Fedora, CentOS, and a tiny bit
> of SuSE and Mandrake thrown in.
> I'm a Linux/Unix system administrator by trade, coder by education, and
> packager by fanatical choice.
This must be the best combination (since it applies to myself too :p)
> I just found the RPMForge site last night while building Maia Mailguard
> and it's myriad deps. There are several packages Dag and FreshRPMs didn't
> have the latest of, and some packages that still aren't out there... I'm
> hoping to help fix that.
There are many useful packages that we don't have. :) And it's better to
have these packaged by someone who is using them. So feel free to
contribute SPEC files. We have set up a mailinglist for this:
Where you can send SPEC files, package requests and patches. Depending on
the contributions and the overhead this means to existing packagers, you
will get subversion access :)
We plan to do it like this to eventually end up with subversion access for
those people that contribute the most. It also helps us to have a
consistent way of creating SPEC files (your first contributions will be
actively reviewed by an existing packager when it is added to
subversion until you get subversion access).
-- dag wieers, dag at wieers.com, http://dag.wieers.com/ --
[all I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power]
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