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Re: Parrot and rakudo packages (was Re: [Pkg-parrot-devel] New version of parrot package is in mentors)


On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 08:58:38PM +0200, Dominique Dumont wrote:
> Le vendredi 15 avril 2011 18:43:30, Alessandro Ghedini a écrit :
> > I've been interested in collaborating with rakudo packaging for some time 
> > since it's quite unusable right now (mainly due to #585762), and offered
> > my  help to Ryan Niebur (the current maintainer of the rakudo package)
> > many times (via #601862, and some private emails) but I've never received
> > a response. 
> Ryan gave me the permission to take over rakudo. I plan to package rakudo as 
> soon as parrot package is in good shape. And I'll resume working on parrot, as 
> soon as lcdproc is done :-p .

Great. I have a working rakudo package (from upstream version 2010.10), if
you haven't done anything yet, it may ba a start (there's still #610994 to
be fixed to get it fully lintian clean though).

> > Then I gave up due to other, more "urgent" Debian work I had
> > to do. If any help is needed (for both parrot and rakudo) that do not
> > require DD status I would be happy to contribute.
> Yes. I definitely could use some help. I'm not a DD but I'm working on it ...
> May be the next step would be to create a project on Alioth to host rakudo 
> packaging... Alessandro, could you handle that ?

AFAIK a DD is needed (or, at least, suggested) to have a project accpted on 
alioth [0]. Do we have anyone who act as referee for us?


[0] http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2003/03/msg00024.html

perl -E'$_=q;$/= @{[@_]};and s;\S+;<inidehG ordnasselA>;eg;say~~reverse'

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