this document can be of interest:
the procedure is "simple": you modify the %prep section of the
specfile to physically remove from the sources all the bundled
libraries, and add patches until it compiles and works again with the
already packaged libraries.
If a library has not already been packaged, you'll open a review
request for it and wait till it passes the revision and hits the
I am aware of this part. :) But thanks for the pointers.
Please don't get (too much) afraid: it seems more of a daunting
than it actually is :) and there a lot of wonderful people out there
which will help you with the task.
As far as I know, this is almost packaged by a friend. There are minor
problems, but that should be easily doable. Let's see how it goes.