EPEL/Reports/Week49

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Weekly EPEL Summary

Week 49/2007

Most important happenings

  • knurd pushed a lot of packaged from EPEL5/testing to the proper EPEL repo (some were omitted due to broke deps). See these mails for details:
  • knurd enhanced the wishlist, added lots of packages and send mails to the Fedora owners:

Mailing list

Noteworthy discussions

Meeting

Next Meeting

20071219 at 18:00 UTC in #fedora-meeting.

Last weeks meeting

Full log:

Attendees:


Summary:

  • RHEL 5.1 (and 4.6) for the builders | dgilmore, mmcgrath
  • mmcgrath will take care of updating the buildroots to 5.1 and do the switch; announcement when happened to the list; 4.6. will be prepared, waiting for CentOS 4.6


  • with FE6 EOL we are the only ones left on plague and the old scripts (and without bodhi) which might become a problem sooner or later
  • mmcgrath will try to poke the right people to make koji for EPEL hopefully possible sooner; he will also officially take care of this task from now on ("its going to become an Infrastructure priority anyway, count me in as point man")


  • prepared and happened when this summary got written (see above)


  • page is a bit oputdated; nirik will take a look to bring it up2date
  • Free discussion around EPEL


nirik> | I'd like to get clamav in, but I fear people are afraid because it's not the same as the fedora package. Or that it is and they would have to review that...


  • nirik> | I also have been working on getting munin in... cleaned up the fedora package and am working on the requirements for epel.


Stats

General

Number of EPEL Contributors: 143

We welcome 2 new contributers: dsugar, jlaska


EPEL 5

Number of source packages: 847


Number of binary packages: 1569


There are 18 new Packages:


  • dsniff | Tools for network auditing and penetration testing
  • fbreader | E-book reader
  • fedora-packager | Tools for setting up a fedora maintainer environment
  • gqview | Image browser and viewer
  • libEMF | A library for generating Enhanced Metafiles
  • libetpan | Portable, efficient middleware for different kinds of mail access
  • libnids | Implementation of an E-component of Network Intrusion Detection System
  • pcapy | A Python interface to libpcap
  • perl-BerkeleyDB | Perl extension for Berkeley DB version 2, 3 or 4
  • perl-Jcode | Perl extension interface for converting Japanese text
  • perl-Unicode-Map8 | Mapping table between 8-bit chars and Unicode for Perl
  • perl-Unicode-Map | Perl module for mapping charsets from and to utf16 unicode
  • perl-Unicode-MapUTF8 | Conversions to and from arbitrary character sets and UTF8
  • perl-Unicode-String | Perl modules to handle various Unicode issues
  • plotutils | GNU vector and raster graphics utilities and libraries
  • pstoedit | Translates PostScript and PDF graphics into other vector formats
  • python-pydns | Python module for DNS (Domain Name Service)
  • vala | A modern programming language for GNOME


EPEL 4

Number of source packages: 470


Number of binary packages: 926


There are 11 new Packages:


  • aoetools | ATA over Ethernet Tools
  • dsniff | Tools for network auditing and penetration testing
  • fedora-packager | Tools for setting up a fedora maintainer environment
  • libetpan | Portable, efficient middleware for different kinds of mail access
  • libnids | Implementation of an E-component of Network Intrusion Detection System
  • perl-BerkeleyDB | Perl extension for Berkeley DB version 2, 3 or 4
  • perl-Jcode | Perl extension interface for converting Japanese text
  • perl-Unicode-Map8 | Mapping table between 8-bit chars and Unicode for Perl
  • perl-Unicode-Map | Perl module for mapping charsets from and to utf16 unicode
  • perl-Unicode-MapUTF8 | Conversions to and from arbitrary character sets and UTF8
  • perl-Unicode-String | Perl modules to handle various Unicode issues