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Contributing roles

Contributing roles
This is only suggestions for contributing roles. Only your imagination sets the limts.

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OS Developer

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

'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.

Other useful links for Package Maintainers

For Users

  • Available Packages:

Fedora 10: Everything | Fedora 9: Everything | Fedora 8: Everything

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:

Packaging Guidelines | Package Naming Guidelines | Dist Tag Guidelines | Package Review Guidelines | Recipes for RPM post scripts

Further reading

Resources for Fedora Package Collection contributors

Admin Requests / Tracking

Repository and CVS status pages for requesting manual copies and removals of packages:

Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo)

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


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

Pages in category "Package Maintainers"

The following 87 pages are in this category, out of 87 total.