[fedora-india] Becoming a Fedora package maintainer, easier than ever

Ashwin ashwin.lists at gmail.com
Mon Mar 14 13:37:40 UTC 2011



On 03/14/2011 06:37 PM, Ashwin wrote:
> On 03/13/2011 07:56 PM, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> On 03/13/2011 03:11 PM, Ashwin wrote:
>>> I tried,
>>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_create_a_GNU_Hello_RPM_package and
>>> it works. The step on "mock" is still downloading the bits @ 256Kbps.
>>> Anyway other way to do it instead of downloading so much bits for the
>>> mock environment ?
>>
>> Koji scratch builds
>>
>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Using_the_Koji_build_system#Scratch_Builds 
>>
>
> Tried now. It is Great. It works.
>
>>
>>
>>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Join_the_package_collection_maintainers is 
>>>
>>> yet to incorporate this new arrangement of "co-maintainer" registration
>>> etc. Is there any other page created for this purpose ? How do I
>>> register / join as a "co-maintainer" ?
>>
>> I have described the steps in my previous mail.
>
> Now I have a fedora account - "ashman" and hopefully all ready for 
> packaging.
> Tell me *one* simple :) package which needs packaging.
Oh yes, one more thing.. Being a "co-maintainer" -
Do I write a new spec file or I have to reuse one created by you ?
Is there any specific place to obtain the source code ?

with Regards,
ASHWIN
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