[Mageia-dev] Umaintained packages?

Malo malo at doc.ic.ac.uk
Sun Dec 18 02:23:46 CET 2011

On 18/12/11 01:10, Josh King wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm looking to potentially contribute to Mageia and would like to get some
> practice in packaging. I have done extensive deb packaging/maintaining but am
> very behind on RPM's. I was digging around looking for someplace I could find a
> list of unmaintained or orphan packages that I could maybe help with and learn
> from at the same time. Is there such a list someplace? If not, any pointers
> towards where to start finding what needs a potential maintainer would be
> helpful. I just figure maybe I could knock out two birds with the proverbial one
> stone.
> Thanks,
> Josh

Hi Josh,

Your help would be very welcome.
There is a list of package that have no maintainer at:

If you wish to become a packager, we have a very successful apprenticeship
program: just follow the instructions at

and come join us at #mageia-mentoring on freenode.


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