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Dpkg Team


Interacting with the team

  • Email contact: ?MailTo(debian-dpkg AT lists DOT debian DOT org)

  • Request tracker: http://bugs.debian.org/src:dpkg

  • Public IRC channel: #debian-dpkg on irc.debian.org (OFTC)

Usual roles

  • Guillem Jover (braindmg) is the most active contributor.
  • Frank Lichtenheld (djpig) does some bug fixing, mainly on dpkg-dev.
  • Nicolas François (nekral) handles the part concerning localization infrastructure (po4a,) and also works on install-info.
  • Christian Perrier (bubulle) coordinates the translations.
  • RaphaelHertzog (buxy) writes the new dpkg-shlibdeps (not yet in trunk).

  • Brendan O'Dea (bod) has worked on Wig-and-Pen unpack support and various dpkg-dev
    • bug fixes.
  • Ian Jackson (iwj) is the Ubuntu maintainer of dpkg and is the original author of dpkg.
  • Tollef Fog Heen (Mithrandir) has been working on multi-arch support (he hasn't commit access yet)
  • Many other translators have commit access to maintain their translations.

Task description

The team is in charge of the dpkg package manager. It maintains it and develop new features.

Get involved

  • ?Icon(star_on.png) Help triage/reproduce the bugs.

  • ?Icon(star_on.png)?Icon(star_on.png) Provide patches for confirmed bugs.