[PlanetCCRMA] State of Fedora 26 repo

Nils Tonnätt nils.tonnaett at posteo.de
Sun Oct 22 04:06:58 PDT 2017

When I started to get drumgizmo into main fedora, every new package 
maintainer needed a mentor. I would like to help packaging again. But 
finding a mentor could be the bigger problem than getting the package 
into the right form.

There's Fedora Jam [1]. Maybe that's the right umbrella for us.

[1]: https://labs.fedoraproject.org/de/jam/

Am So, 22. Okt, 2017 um 10:25 schrieb Yury Bulka 
<setthemfree at privacyrequired.com>:
> Let's take SuperCollider as an example. It is included in debian main,
> so it probably wouldn't have any licensing issues with fedora.
> How the process of moving it into main fedora would look like in
> general?
> Take the srpm, adapt it to Fedora's Packaging Guidelines [1] and 
> submit
> to fedora?
> Then, I guess, the person doing it would have to take the 
> responsibility
> of maintaining the fedora package.
> I could try doing it maybe, although I don't have much experience in
> packaging or C++ development. Is the knowledge of C++ absolutely
> required to be able to maintain a fedora package for SuperCollider?
> Links:
> [1]: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Guidelines
> Martin Tarenskeen <m.tarenskeen at zonnet.nl> writes:
>>  On Sat, 21 Oct 2017, Yury Bulka wrote:
>>>  Dear all,
>>>  I haven't posted here before, but after reading this list for a 
>>> while
>>>  I have an impression that we seem to expect too much work from a
>>>  single person (Fernando) - providing -rt packages of the kernel,
>>>  maintaining planeccrma repos, as well as maintaining fedora 
>>> packages for
>>>  supercollider and a whole bunch of other software...
>>>  I'm thinking that maybe we could somehow distribute this work?
>>>  For instance by trying to move *some* of the packages (like
>>>  supercollider) from planetccrma to main fedora repos?
>>>  How hard may that be? Is there anything about, say, supercollider, 
>>> that
>>>  would not allow it to be included in main fedora?
>>  Several packages that used to be part of PlanetCCRMA are now part of
>>  the normal Fedora repos already. Due to, among others, Fedora's 
>> strict
>>  licencing policy not all PlanetCCRMA packages could/can be moved to
>>  Fedora though.
>>  Fernando does a tremendous job maintaining the PlanetCCRMA 
>> packages. I
>>  totally agree that it would be great if he got some help from 
>> others.
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