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===== Package testing =====

Revision as of 13:51, 3 February 2014

Denis Arnaud

I first installed RedHat (version 5, in 1998) with Oracle 8, when that latter was delivered on Linux for the first time... on a small Pentium-based computer with 600MB of disk and 64MB of RAM, hence proving to my hierarchy that Linux was ready for professional use. I started to be involved in the Fedora building process by translating documents and package descriptions, and have become a packager in 2009.


Activities within Fedora

A few quick links on Fedora packages (to ease my maintenance tasks)

  • Full list of packages waiting for a reviewer here.

Material for Reviews

Tracking of Package Requests



Specific guidelines
Package testing
Package updating
Package retiring
Compositions / Collections
Package information pages (and database)

Hacking on Fedora/RedHat/CentOS


Virtualisation / Cloud Computing

Cloud SIG
Cloud solutions submitted to Fedora
Amazon (EC2)


repoquery --requires --recursive --output=ascii-tree pkgname

Brainstorming Section about Packaging

Using Git Work-flow for Packaging

References on Status of Packages

Obligatory Einstein quote