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* [[Packaging:ScriptletSnippets| Recipes for RPM post scripts]]
 
* [[Packaging:ScriptletSnippets| Recipes for RPM post scripts]]
  
=== Further reading ===
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=== Introduction to packaging ===
  
 
* [[How to create a GNU Hello RPM package]] - for those of us with shorter attention spans, preferring ''less'' detail
 
* [[How to create a GNU Hello RPM package]] - for those of us with shorter attention spans, preferring ''less'' detail
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=== Procedures, Policies and Guides ===
=== Procedures and Policies ===
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* [[Package Review Process]] - Get a package into the Fedora Package Collection
 
* [[Package Review Process]] - Get a package into the Fedora Package Collection
 
* [[Package maintainer responsibilities]] - Your responsibilities if you maintain a package
 
* [[Package maintainer responsibilities]] - Your responsibilities if you maintain a package
 
* [[Updates Policy]] - Policy for when to push updates to packages and when not to
 
* [[Updates Policy]] - Policy for when to push updates to packages and when not to
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* [[Package maintenance guide]] - a guide, tips, and FAQs for using the Fedora package maintenance system
 
* [[Package update HOWTO]] - Procedure to update a package
 
* [[Package update HOWTO]] - Procedure to update a package
* [[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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* [[Package Renaming Process]] and [[Upgrade paths — renaming or splitting_packages]] - Procedure for properly obsoleting packages when they are renamed, split, or joined
* [[How to remove a package at end of life]] - Instructions about how to proceed if a package is removed from Fedora
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* [[How to remove a package at end of life]]
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* [[Using Mock to test package builds]]
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* [[Using the Koji build system]]
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* [https://fedorahosted.org/bodhi/wiki/CLI Using the [[Bodhi]] CLI tool]
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* [[Milestone freezes]] - how the Fedora Alpha, Beta and Final freezes affect packagers
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* [[Fedora Release Life Cycle]] - information on the Fedora development process, particularly various freeze dates and such
  
 
=== Resources for Fedora Package Collection contributors ===
 
=== Resources for Fedora Package Collection contributors ===
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* [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]
* [[ReleaseEngineering| RPM Repository Admin requests]] - Repository and CVS status pages for requesting manual copies and removals of packages
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* [[Package_SCM_admin_requests| RPM Repository Admin requests]] - Repository and Git status pages for requesting manual copies and removals of packages
 
* [[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

Latest revision as of 00:46, 26 September 2014

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

Contents

[edit] 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

[edit] Other useful links for Package Maintainers

[edit] 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

[edit] Packaging Guidelines

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

[edit] Introduction to packaging

[edit] Procedures, Policies and Guides

[edit] Resources for Fedora Package Collection contributors

[edit] 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.

[edit] Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo)

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

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