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Re: Nagios Packages for EL5



Mike McGrath píše v Čt 10. 12. 2009 v 12:06 -0600: 
> On Thu, 10 Dec 2009, Itamar Reis Peixoto wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 1:31 PM, Dan Burkland <dburklan nmdp org> wrote:
> > > Hey All,
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > I have been using both the EPEL & RPMForge repositories for several
> > > packages, mainly for Puppet & Nagios. I have noticed that while RPMForge
> > > offers version 3 of Nagios, they only offer an older version of Puppet. EPEL
> > > on the other hand has a newer version of Puppet however an older version of
> > > Nagios for EL5. While I could probably periodically add each new version of
> > > each package to my personal repository, I thought this would be a great
> > > opportunity for me to help contribute to the community. I would like to help
> > > get the EL5 version of the Nagios packages as up to date as possible and was
> > > wondering what the possible steps for doing that would be. I have created an
> > > account on FAS and now lost on the next step. I would it appreciate it if
> > > any of you kind folks could point me in the right direction.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Thank you,
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Dan Burkland
> >
> >
> > you have 2 options
> >
> > 1 - join packager group in FAS and ask someone to sponsor you.
> >
> > or
> >
> > 2 -  open a bug report and attach a patch in bugzilla, -> bugzilla.redhat.com
> >
> 
> Is there no way to become a maintainer without bringing in a new package?

Bringing new package is the usual way, but not the only one. It should
be sufficient to show the knowledge of the guidelines and the processes
to a trusted maintainer/sponsor. This is in compliance with
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/HowToGetSponsored


Dan



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