[Mageia-dev] Umaintained packages?

Josh King josh at linuxpunks.com
Sun Dec 18 02:27:22 CET 2011

On 12/17/2011 07:23 PM, Malo wrote:
> 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:
> http://pkgsubmit.mageia.org/data/unmaintained.txt
> If you wish to become a packager, we have a very successful apprenticeship
> program: just follow the instructions at
> http://wiki.mageia.org/en/Becoming_a_Mageia_Packager
> and come join us at #mageia-mentoring on freenode.
> Cheers,

Awesome, thanks! Look for nick dotmil on freenode soon.

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