[users] hello all!

Paul Ehrenreich paulehr at gmail.com
Tue May 31 05:41:37 CEST 2005


Thanks Dag!, 

I'll start pouring through everything and see what i can do. 

On 5/29/05, Dag Wieers <dag at wieers.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 25 May 2005, Paul Ehrenreich wrote:
> 
> > I just stumbled across RPMforge a few days ago and decided to
> > subscribe to the list. I was wondering if you are still looking for
> > help at all? I have some experience building RPMs but really simple
> > stuff and modifying SPEC files nothing to hardcore, but i am willing
> > to pitch in and learn more if needed.
> 
> Hi Paul,
> 
> There are a few ways you can already help out. Here's a list of things:
> 
>  + Go over the SPEC files, ask questions about them and fix whatever can
>    be improved. Questions will help us adding/improving documents on te
>    website.
> 
>  + Go over the buildlogs, look for failed builds and see what can be done
>    about it. (see: http://apt.sw.be/packages/3ddesktop/_buildlogs/)
>    Older distributions are not that important as EL3, FC3, EL4
> 
>  + Compare the packages lists to find broken builds (see:
>    http://apt.sw.be/extra/state/packages*.list)
> 
>  + Add new packages by sending SPEC-files and patches to:
>    suggest at lists.rpmforge.net
> 
>  + What we desperately need is someone driving progress by making TODO
>    lists, encouraging people to help, improve the website, ... This is
>    more like general management, less technical.
> 
>  + If you're more into building and developing, you can help Dries with
>    his pydar development to make the best buildsystem in existence :)
> 
> And there are probably plenty more things that needs a hand. So jump in,
> take something you like and we are here to help you if you need something.
> 
> --   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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