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Re: How to contribute a tool to debian?


You can create a debian package yourself and let it upload through a
sponsor. So there is no need to ask for approval in the debian
distribution. And if there is enough upstream development then someone
might interested to sponsor you.

Look at the following pages:

For more information about maintainer ship you can mail to


Matthijs Mohlmann

Oliver Bandel wrote:
> Hello,
> I have written a fine tool and think it is good enough
> and useful enough for many people so that it makes sense
> to have it in the debian-distribution.
> I never before had maintained a debian-package.
> Who decides which tool will be integrated into the ditribution?
> And what work must be done for the tool to be integrated into
> debian?
> Regards,
>    Oliver Bandel

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