[Mageia-dev] Dev Team Call To Action...
Per Øyvind Karlsen
peroyvind at mandriva.org
Thu Jan 27 04:16:47 CET 2011
2011/1/27 Maarten Vanraes <maarten.vanraes at gmail.com>:
> I know -dev team doesn't exist yet, but in spite of that: some of us may be
> Yesterday in the packaging meeting, misc and Stormi talked about the 3days
> they went to a Cross-Distro App Installer Meeting. As far as I understood,
> our involvement in AppStream is 4 part:
> - mageia-app-db would like to use the metadata to display on the site.
> - sophie would like some of the metadata too.
> - mageia could work on making packagekit support work (it does not replace
> rpm or urpmi in any way, it is cross-distro and just delegates the work to
> urpmi (in our case).)
> - mageia would then package AppStream in the distro. (Nothing is being said
> as being used by default: Note that AppStream only does Applications, while
> eg: rpmdrake installs packages).
> Since this concerns mostly packaging, it has had a start-discussion in the
> packagers' meeting.
> - mageia-app-db (Stormi: PHP) would like some help.
> - sophie (Nanar: Perl) would like some help.
> - packagekit support (misc: Perl) would need to be finalized.
> ( requires intimate knowledge of perl-URPM )
Getting familiar with package kit is on my todo list, dunno much about
and if there's anything lacking or not. Lemme know if you have any questions on
perl-URPM or if there's any specific issues, I can likely fix them
within short time. :)
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