[Mageia-dev] Packager meetings for tonight
ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 3 23:49:42 CET 2011
On 3 February 2011 18:06, Michael Scherer <misc at zarb.org> wrote:
> Le jeudi 03 février 2011 à 02:44 +0100, Michael Scherer a écrit :
>> Le mercredi 02 février 2011 à 17:26 +0100, Michael Scherer a écrit :
>> > Hi,
>> > Next meeting will happen tonight on #mageia-dev at 20h UTC.
>> > Quick proposal for agenda ( the meeting must be quick ) :
>> > - review of the task distributed last week
>> > ( http://meetbot.mageia.org/mageia-dev/2011/mageia-dev.2011-01-26-20.03.html )
>> > - proposal on what should be imported in priority ( and distribution of
>> > the work )
>> So as discussed tonight ( but if you couldn't be present at the meeting,
>> do not hesitate to express yourself now ), we proposed to have some
>> order in the import of rpm ( ie avoid the resulting anarchy due to lack
>> of process for bootstrap ).
>> In order to start by something tangible and easy to manage, let's take a
>> concrete case. The sysadmin team discussed to use mageia on the servers
>> ( once the stable release is out ie, not now ) for obvious reasons of
>> dogfooding. But for this, we will have to import the needed rpms. I
>> extracted from puppet logs the lists of rpm, and I have a list of the
>> major component needed.
>> The rule would be to take 1 and only 1 rpm ( or family ) at the time, to
>> make sure it work fine ( ie, compile for the moment, and also install ),
>> to make sure the package is cleaned ( ie, patchs sent upstream,
>> commented, etc ), and to make sure that everybody can find something to
>> And that of course requires to do the same for missing BuildRequires,
>> and Requires ( but since lots of rpm have been imported without being
>> fully cleaned, and since there is now a fast web interface for svn,
>> people have no excuse to not check ).
>> I will place the list on the wiki tomorrow, and people wishing to work
>> on importing a rpm should add their name/login/whatever after the rpm,
>> and then to work on it. If there is already someone working on a rpm,
>> just take another one, or try to work with this person.
> So it seems that my list of 20 rpms is now much lower than needed, as
> most servers applications needed have been imported.
> The only thing left are :
> * apache ( and apache-mod_fastcgi, apache-mod_perl, apache-mod_php,
> apache-mod_ssl, apache-mod_wsgi
> * bugzilla
> * icecream
> * rails
> * sympa
> * mercurial
Taking icecream (pun included :)).
> Michael Scherer
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