Re: Becoming a package maintainer and best practices for porting RPMs from Fedora
On 6/5/20 3:44 AM, Rebecca N. Palmer wrote:
Not that I'm aware of. (The package 'alien' can install RPM binary
packages on Debian, but does not convert source packages.)
any best practices guide for creating a package?
any links/steps on how to become a maintainer would be fantastic. Any
one willing to mentor me would be great!
(Non-trust warning: wiki.debian.org is an anyone-can-edit site)
I went through the tutorials and also checked out a few existing
packages to learn my way towards using the new packaging commands (did
this long time ago when pre/postinst were used).
I picked one of my projects (https://github.com/fangq/zmat) to get
started, currently, I managed to create all basic packaging files (3
I have a couple of questions regarding finishing up the package,
including the appropriate octave packaging commands, file permissions
etc, but I am not sure if I should post those here or to other lists,
debian-mentor for example.
Moving forward from here, I would like to know
1. is there a package review process? how do I initiate it?
2. do I need to create a bug request on prospective packages
3. related to the above question, is there an overview of a new package
submission procedure online?
forgive me if these were answered somewhere in the links you provided.
General (possibly out of date):
https://neuro.debian.net/ (possibly inactive)