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Fedora Packages are maintained collectively by a community of both Red Hat members and volunteers.
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{{admon/note|'Extras' redirects to this page.|Since Fedora 7, '''there no longer are separate Core and Extras repositories'''. Packages are maintained by both Red Hat employees and community volunteers in the '''same''' repository.}}
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Fedora Packages are maintained collectively by a community of both Red Hat members and volunteers.
  
 
== Contributing roles ==
 
== Contributing roles ==
{{admon/tip|Contributing roles|This is only suggestions for contributing roles. Only your imagination sets the limits. }}
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{{admon/tip|Contributing roles|This is only a suggestion for contributing roles. Only your imagination sets the limits. }}
  
 
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[[Join#OS_Developer|OS Developer]]
 
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==Other useful links for Package Maintainers==
 
==Other useful links for Package Maintainers==
 
===For Users===
 
* Available Packages:
 
Fedora 12: [http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/packages?tagID=105 Everything] | Fedora 11: [http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/packages?tagID=87 Everything] | Fedora 10: [http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/packages?tagID=64 Everything]
 
  
 
=== Get Involved ===
 
=== Get Involved ===
  
* [[PackageMaintainers/Join|How to Join the package collection maintainers]]
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{{Link/Start|https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Join_the_package_collection_maintainers|Want to become a member of the package collection maintainers? - Start your Membership here! }}
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* [[Package_Review_Process|Package Review Process]] - describes the formal review process (for both contributors and reviewers)  
 
* [[Package_Review_Process|Package Review Process]] - describes the formal review process (for both contributors and reviewers)  
 
* [[:Category:Packaging_SIGs| Packaging SIGs]] - Informal groups of packagers working on specific areas of the distribution
 
* [[:Category:Packaging_SIGs| Packaging SIGs]] - Informal groups of packagers working on specific areas of the distribution
 
* [[EPEL|  EPEL]]  - Rebuild of Fedora packages for RHEL or compatible derivatives
 
* [[EPEL|  EPEL]]  - Rebuild of Fedora packages for RHEL or compatible derivatives
  
=== Packaging Committee===
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=== Packaging Guidelines ===
  
The [[Packaging:Committee| Packaging Committee]] handles the rules and [[:Category:Packaging guidelines|guidelines for packaging]] software in Fedora. The most important ones:
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The [[Packaging:Committee|Packaging Committee]] handles the rules and [[:Category:Packaging guidelines|guidelines]] for writing SPEC files for software in Fedora. The most important ones:
  
[[Packaging:Guidelines| Packaging Guidelines]] | [[Packaging:NamingGuidelines| Package Naming Guidelines]] [[Packaging:DistTag| Dist Tag Guidelines]] [[Packaging:ReviewGuidelines| Package Review Guidelines]] | [[Packaging:ScriptletSnippets| Recipes for RPM post scripts]]  
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* [[Packaging:Guidelines| Packaging Guidelines]]
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* [[Packaging:LicensingGuidelines |Licensing Guidelines]]
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* [[Packaging:NamingGuidelines| Package Naming Guidelines]]
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* [[Packaging:DistTag| Dist Tag Guidelines]]
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* [[Packaging:ReviewGuidelines| Package Review Guidelines]]
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* [[Packaging:ScriptletSnippets| Recipes for RPM post scripts]]
  
==== Further reading ====
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=== Further reading ===
  
* [[How to create an RPM package]] - start here if you don't know how to create an RPM package
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* [[How to create a GNU Hello RPM package]] - for those of us with shorter attention spans, preferring ''less'' detail
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* [[How to create an RPM package]] - start here if you don't know how to create an RPM package and want a detailed guide.
 
* [http://rpm.org/max-rpm-snapshot/ Maximum RPM Book] - most detailed, but slightly obsolete
 
* [http://rpm.org/max-rpm-snapshot/ Maximum RPM Book] - most detailed, but slightly obsolete
* [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/A_Short_RPM_Tutorial A short tutorial] for those of us with shorter attention span, preferring ''less'' detail
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* [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora_Draft_Documentation/0.1/html/RPM_Guide/index.html RPM Guide] - an in-depth guide to RPM
* [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/drafts/rpm-guide-en/ RPM Guide]
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* [[Docs/Drafts/BuildingPackagesGuide | Building Packages Guide]] - Work through these examples, you'll learn a lot.
* [[Docs/Drafts/BuildingPackagesGuide | Building Packages Guide]] Work through these examples.  You'll learn a lot.
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=== Procedures and Policies ===
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* [[Package Review Process]] - Get a package into the Fedora Package Collection
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* [[Package maintainer responsibilities]] - Your responsibilities if you maintain a package
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* [[Updates Policy]] - Policy for when to push updates to packages and when not to
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* [[Package update HOWTO]] - Procedure to update a package
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* [[Package Renaming Process]] and [[Upgrade paths — renaming or splitting_packages]] - Guidelines to properly obsolete packages when they are renamed, splitted or joined.
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* [[How to remove a package at end of life]] - Instructions about how to proceed if a package is removed from Fedora
  
 
=== Resources for Fedora Package Collection contributors ===
 
=== Resources for Fedora Package Collection contributors ===
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* [[SIGs|  SIGs]]  - Fedora Special Interest Groups
 
* [[SIGs|  SIGs]]  - Fedora Special Interest Groups
 
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/describecomponents.cgi?product=Fedora Fedora package components in bugzilla]
 
* [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/describecomponents.cgi?product=Fedora Fedora package components in bugzilla]
* [https://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/index koji - Fedora Package Build System]
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* [http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/ koji - Fedora Package Build System] / [https://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/ Secure connection with Fedora User Cert]
 
* [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb Fedora Package Database]
 
* [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb Fedora Package Database]
 
* [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates bodhi - Fedora Package Update System]
 
* [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates bodhi - Fedora Package Update System]
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* [[Vacation|  Vacation Notice]]  - Add a vacation note if you are going to be unavailable for a few days.
 
* [[Vacation|  Vacation Notice]]  - Add a vacation note if you are going to be unavailable for a few days.
 
* [[Test Machine Resources For Package Maintainers | Test Machines]] - Contributed servers for test, mock build, compile or debug packages before submitting to koji
 
* [[Test Machine Resources For Package Maintainers | Test Machines]] - Contributed servers for test, mock build, compile or debug packages before submitting to koji
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* [[Fedorapeople_Repos]] - A place to host various personal repos
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=== Important Mailing Lists ===
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* {{fplist|devel-announce}} is a low traffic, announcements only, list, where important development information is posted.
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* {{fplist|devel}} is a high traffic mailing list, where discussions about the development of Fedora are held.
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* {{fplist|package-announce}} is a very high traffic mailing list, where notifications are given for all the commits in any package in the Fedora repository. Note that the Fedora package database sends commit mails for packages you (co-)maintain.
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* {{fplist|packaging}} is the mailing list of the [[Packaging:Committee |Fedora Packaging Committee]], who determine the official packaging guidelines for Fedora projects.
  
 
=== Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo) ===
 
=== Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo) ===
  
Fedora technical management is organized by the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo).
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Fedora technical management is organized by the [[Fedora_Engineering_Steering_Committee |Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo)]].
  
 
* [[Development/SteeringCommittee| FESCo Members]] | [[Development/Schedule| FESCo's current schedule]] | [[Development/SteeringCommittee/Meetings| Summaries from the past FESCo meetings]]
 
* [[Development/SteeringCommittee| FESCo Members]] | [[Development/Schedule| FESCo's current schedule]] | [[Development/SteeringCommittee/Meetings| Summaries from the past FESCo meetings]]
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Revision as of 16:30, 24 September 2013

Fedora Packages are maintained collectively by a community of both Red Hat members and volunteers.

Contents

Contributing roles

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Contributing roles
This is only a suggestion for contributing roles. Only your imagination sets the limits.

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OS Developer

Other useful links for Package Maintainers

Get Involved

  • Package Review Process - describes the formal review process (for both contributors and reviewers)
  • Packaging SIGs - Informal groups of packagers working on specific areas of the distribution
  • EPEL - Rebuild of Fedora packages for RHEL or compatible derivatives

Packaging Guidelines

The Packaging Committee handles the rules and guidelines for writing SPEC files for software in Fedora. The most important ones:

Further reading

Procedures and Policies

Resources for Fedora Package Collection contributors

Important Mailing Lists

  • devel-announce is a low traffic, announcements only, list, where important development information is posted.
  • devel is a high traffic mailing list, where discussions about the development of Fedora are held.
  • package-announce is a very high traffic mailing list, where notifications are given for all the commits in any package in the Fedora repository. Note that the Fedora package database sends commit mails for packages you (co-)maintain.
  • packaging is the mailing list of the Fedora Packaging Committee, who determine the official packaging guidelines for Fedora projects.

Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo)

Fedora technical management is organized by the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo).

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