[Mageia-dev] packaging for Mageia

Florent Monnier monnier.florent at gmail.com
Fri Feb 4 19:06:37 CET 2011

Le vendredi 04 février 2011 17:49:39, Maarten Vanraes a écrit :
> Op vrijdag 04 februari 2011 17:16:09 schreef Florent Monnier:
> > Hi,
> > I was (or I still am?) maintainer for these packages:
> > http://maint.mandriva.com/listpkgs.php?owner=105
> > I have not read the 5000 mails of the lists yet,
> > but I have seen the occurrence of "buildsystem",
> > so my question is should I join the team now to
> > provide the equivalent packages, or should I wait
> > (maybe wait that the first installable mageia is out) ?
> the keypoint is that everyone who wants to be a packager (including
> mandriva packagers) needs some training (mentoring), so, the best way is
> to subscribe to the mailing-lists, note yourself on the packaging team on
> the wiki, and try to find a mentor, if you're a mandriva packager, it
> should be a fast process (ie: just the differences between mdv and mga),
> and perhaps you will be available to mentor anyone else afterwards.
> AFAIK jq (jquelin) can still mentor someone. (there is a thread for that as
> well).
> i will note that it is FOSDEM atm, and alot of devs and founders will be
> there, so you might not get quick responses.

My Mandriva mentor was Guillomovitch‎, but now as you said I've just seen the 
thread of Jérôme looking for a padawan, so Jérôme (or someone else) do you 
want to mentor me to become a Mageia packager / maintainer ?


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