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Sébastien Boisvert
Sébastien Boisvert
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Birthday: {{{birthday}}}
Home: Québec City, Québec, Canada
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FAS-Name: sebhtml
Miscellaneous Information
private Mail: {{{pmail}}}
GPG-Key: {{{gpg}}}
IRC: {{{irc-nick}}} on Freenode in
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General information (outdated)

I'm a Canadian Institutes of Health Research -funded doctoral student. I utilize the message passing interface to solve computational problems in genomics.

My main software projects:

I started using Linux in 2003 with Red Hat 9. I am currently using Fedora 17 on a Thinkpad x230.

I am interested in the.

Finding a sponsor

New packages

My soon-to-be sponsor


Informal reviews

  • bannergrab
  • See comments in the section above for comments on packages

My packages

My package reviews

[x] = Pass
[!] = Fail
[-] = Not applicable
[?] = Not evaluated
[ ] = Manual review needed
  • Full list of packages waiting for a reviewer here.

Useful commands

# extract files from rpm
rpm2cpio myrpmfile.rpm | cpio -idmv

# check a spec file
rpmlint ray.spec

# build binary RPMS and SRPM 
rpmbuild -ba ray.spec

# check a source RPM file
rpmlint ray*.src.rpm

# check a binary RPM file
rpmlint ray*.rpm

# install packages
rpm -i ray*.rpm

# check a installed package
rpmlint ray-common

# list files in package
rpm -ql ray-common

# list files in RPM file
rpm -qpl ray.rpm

# build package in mock (sandbox)
mock -r fedora-17-x86_64 rebuild ray-2.1.0-2.fc17.src.rpm &> ray-2.1.0-2.fc17.src.rpm.mock

# automatically review a package from bugzilla
fedora-review -b 872783