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Re: How to Propose Packages?



Thanks. I thought it might be a little early to ask. But it's good
to know what you guys are thinking. I agree a manual approach won't
scale.

I'll take the advice to join rhl-devel-list. Thanks.

On Tue, 2003-07-22 at 12:58, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 22, 2003 at 12:47:47PM -0700, Howard Owen wrote:
> > How do you propose a package for inclusion under the new regime?
> > I have an auditing package called sudoscript that's been in contrib 
> > since 1.0.something. It's now at version 2.2.1 with 3.0 in testing.
> > I'd like to maintain in RHL. What's the process?
> 
> Well, that's the catch. We don't have the infrastructure in place yet.
> 
> We've started by putting up a lot of our internal devel docs on
> rhl.redhat.com, and moving our devel discussion from internal forums
> to rhl-devel-list and #rhl-devel. So joining those is probably a good
> step.
> 
> The problem is that our infrastructure for all the aspects of
> maintaining a package is still partially internal.  So over the next
> months, we will be trying to break down the barriers to external
> contribution.
> 
> Right now, to accept an external package we'd basically need someone
> internal to act as a proxy for you to build your SRPMs, we may do this
> for two or three packages, but it isn't going to scale at all.
> 
> Havoc
> 
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