[Mageia-dev] taking care of some packages not maintained in Mandriva

genomega genomega at earthlink.net
Thu Jan 13 23:17:37 CET 2011

-----Original Message-----
>From: Colin Guthrie <mageia at colin.guthr.ie>
>Sent: Jan 13, 2011 1:07 PM
>To: Mageia development mailing-list <mageia-dev at mageia.org>
>Subject: Re: [Mageia-dev] taking care of some packages not maintained in	Mandriva
>'Twas brillig, and philippe makowski at 13/01/11 18:07 did gyre and gimble:
>> Hello,
>> looking at http://maint.mandriva.com/listpkgs.php?owner=1
>> I saw  duplicity and python-reportlab
>> since I don't see them yet on the svn, I'm ok too taking care of them
>> I will certainly also add rubygems-fb for http://rubygems.org/gems/fb
>> no objection ?
>I think it should be first come, first served for "no maintainer" pkgs.
>If a "better" maintainer steps up in the future and everyone agrees,
>then maintainership can be ceded later.
>Colin Guthrie
>Day Job:
>  Tribalogic Limited [http://www.tribalogic.net/]
>Open Source:
>  Mageia Contributor [http://www.mageia.org/]
>  PulseAudio Hacker [http://www.pulseaudio.org/]
>  Trac Hacker [http://trac.edgewall.org/]
I took a look at a few of the unmaintained packages and being a novice packager, they were way beyond my skill set at this time. Eclipse being one of them, it contains multiple rpm,s many zip files and many patches.

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