EPEL/Reports/Week17

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Monthly EPEL Summary

Week 09/2008 2008-03-15 -> 2008-04-28

Most important happenings

  • Missed a lot of reports. Things got done.. just missed reports
  • RHEL-5.2 beta problems will change firefox-devel and other things.
  • We may have Red Hat Summit Talks (or we might not... news at 11)


Mailing list

Noteworthy discussions

  • Jeff Spaleta added himself to EPEL
  • EL-5 updates were pushed at end of March.
  • EL-4 updates were pushed at middle of April
  • EL-5 updates were pushed at end of April.
  • Wishlist was updated and lots of items pushed.

Meeting

Next Meeting

Wednesday, 20080507 at 18:00 UTC in #fedora-meeting.

The topics scheduled for the next meeting as well as a rough status for all in-progress steering committee tasks can always be found in the wiki at http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL/Schedule


Stats

The statistics for some items are broken because of changes in yum in RHEL-5 beta.

General

Number of EPEL Contributors:185

We welcome 11 new contributors: fschwarz konradm ravenoak smooge bradbell green joshkayse sandeen huzaifas kairo ianweller

EPEL 5

Number of source packages: 387?

Number of binary packages: 843?

There are 13 new Packages:

  • amarok | Media player
  • atop | An advanced interactive monitor to view the load on system and process level
  • bluefish | GTK2 web development application for experienced users
  • cppad | no base package is installed, see cppad-devel and cppad-doc
  • flam3 | Programs to generate and render cosmic recursive fractal flames
  • hydrogen | Advanced drum machine for GNU/Linux
  • imapsync | Tool to migrate email between IMAP servers
  • inadyn | Dynamic DNS Client
  • java-1.6.0-openjdk | OpenJDK Runtime Environment
  • koules | Action game with multiplayer, network and sound support
  • kstart | Daemon version of kinit for Kerberos v5
  • libffi | A portable foreign function interface library
  • libsamplerate | Sample rate conversion library for audio data
  • loudmouth | Loudmouth is a Jabber programming library written in C
  • lsvpd | VPD/hardware inventory utilities for Linux
  • maradns | Authoritative and recursive DNS server made with security in mind
  • mod_suphp | An apache2 module for executing PHP scripts with the permissions of their owners
  • monitor-edid | Tool for probing and parsing monitor EDID
  • nettle | A low-level cryptographic library
  • nsca | Nagios Service Check Acceptor
  • padevchooser | Control applet for PulseAudio
  • perl-Error | Error Perl module
  • perl-HTML-Parser | Perl module for parsing HTML
  • perl-HTML-Template | Perl module to use HTML Templates
  • perl-IO-Capture | Abstract Base Class to build modules to capture output
  • perl-Sub-Name | Name -- or rename -- a sub
  • perl-WWW-Search | Virtual base class for WWW searches
  • perl-XML-Entities | Decode strings with XML entities
  • publican | Common files and scripts for publishing Documentation
  • pulseaudio | Improved Linux sound server
  • pyephem | The astronomy library for Python
  • python-cjson | Fast JSON encoder/decoder for Python
  • python-decorator | Module to simplify usage of decorators
  • python-ply | Python Lex-Yacc
  • rt3 | Request tracker 3
  • tzdata-java | Time zone data for Java language
  • viewmtn | Web interface for Monotone version control system
  • xautolock | Launches a program when your X session has been idle

EPEL 4

Number of source packages: 414?

Number of binary packages: 320?

There are 26 new Packages:

  • atop | An advanced interactive monitor to view the load on system and process level
  • bluefish | GTK2 web development application for experienced users
  • flam3 | Programs to generate and render cosmic recursive fractal flames
  • imlib2 | Image loading, saving, rendering, and manipulation library
  • inadyn | Dynamic DNS Client
  • mod_suphp | An apache2 module for executing PHP scripts with the permissions of their owners
  • monitor-edid | Tool for probing and parsing monitor EDID
  • nettle | A low-level cryptographic library
  • nsca | Nagios Service Check Acceptor
  • perl-HTML-Parser | Perl module for parsing HTML
  • perl-HTML-Template | Perl module to use HTML Templates
  • perl-HTML-Tree | HTML tree handling modules for Perl
  • perl-IPC-SharedCache | Perl module to manage a cache in SysV IPC shared memory
  • perl-Text-Aspell | Perl interface to the GNU Aspell library
  • perl-XML-Entities | Decode strings with XML entities
  • perl-XML-TreeBuilder | Parser that builds a tree of XML::Element objects
  • postgis | Geographic Information Systems Extensions to PostgreSQL
  • pptp | Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) Client
  • publican | Common files and scripts for publishing Documentation
  • publican-fedora | Publican documentation template files for fedora
  • pyke | Knowledge-based inference engine
  • python-ply | Python Lex-Yacc
  • roundcubemail | Round Cube Webmail is a browser-based multilingual IMAP client
  • synergy | Mouse and keyboard sharing utility
  • taglib | Audio Meta-Data Library
  • wesnoth | Turn-based strategy game with a fantasy theme