'newpackager' is not in FAS, or How to co-maintain a package before getting sponsored

Robin Lee cheeselee at fedoraproject.org
Sat Sep 29 04:24:40 UTC 2012

On Sat, Sep 29, 2012 at 12:02 PM, Jason L Tibbitts III <tibbs at math.uh.edu>wrote:

> >>>>> "RL" == Robin Lee <cheeselee at fedoraproject.org> writes:
> RL> Hi, all I want to follow the route [1] to bring up a new
> RL> packager.
> Then why not follow the procedure you referenced?  It tells you what to
> do, which involves opening a ticket in the appropriate trac instance.
>  - J<

It is just the beginning at this moment. The candidate packager is still
learning RPM packaging  and below level that can be sponsored.

I just thought that the 'newpackager' is the group for such kind of new
contributors. People in this group can have access to limited group of
packages and cannot own any package. But, after all, the group is not

So, that means new willing contributors can only co-maintain the package by
sending patches and filing bugs, instead of having direct commit privilege
to the Git repo?

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