Help/sponsorship needed in upstreaming multiple elpa/melpa packages to debian
I've recently packaged a lot of emacs elpa/melpa packages for personal
I would like upstream some/most of these to Debian by joining Debian Emacsen
team on salsa(or if it's not possible then at least getting repositories
For now it's a couple packages(one orphaned for adoption, 3 which were
rest I've created ITP issues), the repos are on salsa under my
and I've built and uploaded packages to debian mentors.
If someone from the Debian Emacsen team would have time to look at these
move the repos under Debian Emacsen team on salsa, and work with me to
these in Debian that would be great. I think these packages are quite ready,
there are no lintian errors(except
https://lintian.debian.org/tags/unreleased-changes.html but from my
before release even to unstable the repos should be moved under Debian
team and perhaps debian/some-version tag should be created) and not to much
warnings. I've double checked if debian/copyright is up-to-date with what
There is one issue with adopted package scala-mode-el: I've created the
scratch because package was very outdated compared to upstream and
Addons packaging policy in here: https://wiki.debian.org/EmacsenTeam the
name should be changed. I can try to recreate a new repo for it using
gbp-import-dsc if it's really necessary but frankly I don't see the
in it. More info in:
I have a couple of more packages that I've packaged for personal use and
eventually would like to upstream to Debian after these get accepted and
find time to make repos and push them to salsa.
Please tell me what's the process for joining the team or at least the
to upstream these packages. Do I need a sponsor for these?(I've read that if
the package is released through a team it doesn't need a sponsor? Is
It seems to me the most logical thing to do first is to get these
under https://salsa.debian.org/emacsen-team because all/most emacs
packages are there, right?
Sorry for long email.