[ILUG-BOM] debian : kertex : packaging and maintenance

Mayuresh Kathe mayuresh at kathe.in
Fri Oct 5 09:55:39 IST 2018


On Fri, Oct 05, 2018 at 09:49:54AM +0530, Kartik Mistry wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 5, 2018 at 9:18 AM Mayuresh Kathe <mayuresh at kathe.in> wrote:
> > i did not mention anything about building a derivative of debian.
> > i requested a package under debian with an added request to have it
> > brought into the default debian repository.
> 
> In that case, first step will be RFP (Request for Packaging)[1] (if
> you want someone to work on it) or ITP (Intent to package)[2] request
> as a bug (so, duplicate efforts can be avoided).
> 
> `reportbug` tool can be used to quickly file such requests. Once
> requested, ITP, you can probably start work on Debian's Git repository
> (salsa.debian.org) after getting access to it and ask for review. Some
> Debian Developer or Maintainer can review the work and will be happily
> upload the package if everything is OK.

i don't have the time and inclination to do this myself, hence my first
request to the list.

if you can do this, in paid capacity, you're welcome to give it a shot,
else please read the original mail carefully before shooting off
tangential replies.

~mayuresh



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