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Re: Is there a mailling list for package maintainers/developers?

On Tue, Jun 06, 2006 at 01:40:57 -0400, Kevin Mark wrote:
>On Mon, Jun 05, 2006 at 10:04:13PM +0100, Magnus Therning wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 05, 2006 at 17:45:09 -0300, Gustavo Franco wrote:
>> >On 6/5/06, Redefined Horizons <redefined.horizons@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>
>> >>Is there a separate mailing list for Debian Package maintainers? I'd like to
>> >>try creating some Debian packages, but I couldn't find a specific mailing
>> >>list for package developers. Is this type of traffic handled on the normal
>> >>development list?
>> >>
>> >
>> >Hi Scott,
>> >
>> >I think you would like to ask the "debian mentors"[0]. Their IRC
>> >channel used to
>> >be good providing support for new Debian maintainers. Unfortunately there's no
>> >official Debian development mailing list[1] only related to this topic.
>> >
>> >[0] = http://mentors.debian.net/
>> >[1] = http://lists.debian.org/devel.html
>> Check out the mailing list as well:
>> http://lists.debian.org/debian-mentors/
>Hi ,
>while not a mailing list, you can download and inspect some of the example packages in debian.
>apt-get install hello hello-debhelper
>I just remembered, the debian-women site is also a place to get packaging help (among other things)

I strongly suggest reading an excellent document on that site:



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