[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: adding a new package

On Thu, 21 May 2009, Alex Berson wrote:

>    Hi all, how can i add a new package? i'd like to add justniffer website:
>    http://justniffer.sourceforge.net/. its a powefull  textmode sniffer.

It depends if you want to package/maintain it or just want to request that somebody
else to packages it.
If you want to package+maintain, then you need to report an ITP [0] bug against 'wnpp',
otherwise you need to report a RFP [1].
You might found useful this page [2], and these [3][4][5] if you want to create the debian
package by yourself.

>    Should i look for a sponsor?
You just need a sponsor to upload the package to the archives. 

>    Can i become a debian maintainer?
No, you don't need to become a "Debian Maintainer" to maintain packages.

BTW, please reply your messages to debian-mentors@lists.debian.org (instead debian-devel@l.d.o),
since that's the correct mailing list regarding this subject.

[0] ITP = Intent To Package
[1] RFP = Request For Package
[2] http://www.debian.org/devel/wnpp/
[3] http://www.debian.org/doc/maint-guide/
[4] http://wiki.debian.org/HowToPackageForDebian
[5] http://people.debian.org/~mpalmer/debian-mentors_FAQ.html#adding_a_new_package


JID: lavaramano@jabber.org | http://lusers.com.ar/
2B82 A38D 1BA5 847A A74D 6C34 6AB7 9ED6 C8FD F9C1

Reply to: