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=== Further reading ===
 
=== 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
* [[A Short RPM Tutorial | A short tutorial]] - for those of us with shorter attention spans, preferring ''less'' detail
 
 
* [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/en-US/Fedora_Draft_Documentation/0.1/html/RPM_Guide/index.html RPM Guide] - an in-depth guide to RPM
 
* [[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.
* [[How to create a GNU Hello RPM package]] - A quick How-To about getting started with package building.
 
 
* [[Updates Policy | Package Update Policy]] - Policy for when to push updates to packages and when not to.
 
* [[Updates Policy | Package Update Policy]] - Policy for when to push updates to packages and when not to.
  

Revision as of 04:08, 24 October 2012

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 Committee

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

Further reading

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).

Subcategories

This category has the following 5 subcategories, out of 5 total.

Pages in category "Package Maintainers"

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