bugzilla.redhat.com vs upstream bug trackers

Jason L Tibbitts III tibbs at math.uh.edu
Tue Jun 18 17:05:00 UTC 2013


>>>>> "MT" == Miloslav Trma─Ź <mitr at volny.cz> writes:

MT> For example, right now the easiest way to become a Fedora packager
MT> is still to learn RPM packaging (only) and add a new package (which
MT> will, by now, fairly often be something obscure with a few hundred
MT> of users), 

That is actually quite untrue, you know.  You can see various routes to
becoming a package maintainer at
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_get_sponsored_into_the_packager_group

MT> when quite a few existing packages with hundreds of
MT> thousands of users could use much help with debugging/bug
MT> fixing/programming, with fairly little focus on RPM.

Then if they want additional maintainers, why not use the existing
procedure for that?  It only takes one trac ticket.

 - J<


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