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== Infrastructure ==

 * '''Alioth Project''': http://alioth.debian.org/projects/dpkg
 * '''Source code''':
   * svn://svn.debian.org/dpkg/trunk
   * Web interface: http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/dpkg/trunk
 * '''Main mailing lists''':
   * Discussion: [[MailTo(debian-dpkg AT lists DOT debian DOT org)]] [http://lists.debian.org/debian-dpkg/ lists]
   * Commits: [[MailTo(debian-dpkg-cvs AT lists DOT debian DOT org)]] (even if we don't use CVS any more)
   * Bugs: [[MailTo(debian-dpkg-bugs AT lists DOT debian DOT org)]]
   * You can also get commit notices and bugs via the [http://packages.qa.debian.org/dpkg Package Tracking System].
 
== 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.
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== Infrastructure ==

 * '''Alioth Project''': http://alioth.debian.org/projects/dpkg
 * '''Source code''': {{{git clone git://git.debian.org/git/dpkg/dpkg.git}}} ([[http://git.debian.org/?p=dpkg/dpkg.git;a=summary|Web interface]])
 * '''Functional test-suite''': {{{git clone git://git.debian.org/git/dpkg/pkg-tests.git}}} ([[http://git.debian.org/?p=dpkg/pkg-tests.git;a=summary|Web interface]])
 * '''Package Tracking System''': http://packages.qa.debian.org/dpkg
 * '''Packages autobuilt from Git''': [[http://jenkins.grml.org/view/Debian/job/dpkg-binaries/|Master branch]] / [[http://jenkins.grml.org/view/Debian/job/dpkg-test-binaries/|Raphael's test-build branch]]
 
== Interacting with the team ==

 * '''Discussion mailing list''': <<MailTo(debian-dpkg AT lists DOT debian DOT org)>> ([[http://lists.debian.org/debian-dpkg/|subscribe form]])
 * '''Request tracker''': [[http://bugs.debian.org/src:dpkg|default view]] / [[ http://bugs.debian.org/src:dpkg;ordering=dpkg-program-view|by program]] / [[http://bugs.debian.org/src:dpkg;ordering=dpkg-class-view|by class of problem]] / [[http://bugs.debian.org/src:dpkg;ordering=old-normal|old view]]
 * '''Public IRC channel''': #debian-dpkg on irc.debian.org (OFTC)
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 * [[Icon(star_on.png)]] Help triage/reproduce the bugs.
 * [[Icon(star_on.png)]][[Icon(star_on.png)]] Provide patches for confirmed bugs.
See the [[/Contribute|Contribute]] page.
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## == More stuff == == Usual roles ==

 * GuillemJover (braindmg) is the team leader, he tends to concentrate on dpkg itself.
 * RaphaelHertzog (buxy) contributed a lot to dpkg-dev but has worked on dpkg itself too.
 * Christian Perrier (bubulle) coordinates the translations.
 * Many other translators have commit access to maintain their translations.
 * Several other contributors provide occasional patches/branches.

== More stuff ==

 * [[/ReviewMergeQueue|ReviewMergeQueue]]: patches/branches to be reviewed, updated and merged.
 * [[/GitUsage|GitUsage]]: recommendations for handling the Git repository
 * [[http://git.debian.org/?p=dpkg/dpkg.git;a=blob;f=doc/coding-style.txt|Coding style]]: the coding style documentation
 * [[http://qa.debian.org/data/bts/graphs/d/dpkg.png|Graphic of the evolution of number of dpkg bugs]]
 * When we switched to Git, we tried to integrate as much history as possible. You'll find the data and scripts used for that purpose [[http://dpkg.alioth.debian.org/dpkg-history/|here]].
 * [[http://www.seanius.net/blog/2009/09/dpkg-triggers-howto/|Triggers HOWTO]] by Sean Finney.
 * [[/Downstream|Downstream]]: list of downstream distributions shipping dpkg.
 * [[dpkg_Summit|dpkg summit]]

== Projects tracked on the wiki ==

 * /RoadMap
 * Current projects:
   * [[/Proposals/ConffileDatabase]]
   * [[/StringsReview]]: i18ned strings review/uniformization
 * Old projects:
   * [[Transitions/DpkgToGnuInstallInfo]]
   * [[Projects/ImprovedDpkgShlibdeps]]
   * [[/DebianRules]]: a problem to solve
   * [[Projects/DebSrc3.0]]
   * [[/PerlAPICleanup]]: what we want to do to finalize the perl API
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## This page is referenced from http://packages.debian.org/lenny/dpkg
CategoryTeams CategoryPermalink

Dpkg Team

Task description

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

Infrastructure

Interacting with the team

Get involved

See the Contribute page.

Usual roles

  • GuillemJover (braindmg) is the team leader, he tends to concentrate on dpkg itself.

  • RaphaelHertzog (buxy) contributed a lot to dpkg-dev but has worked on dpkg itself too.

  • Christian Perrier (bubulle) coordinates the translations.
  • Many other translators have commit access to maintain their translations.
  • Several other contributors provide occasional patches/branches.

More stuff

Projects tracked on the wiki


CategoryTeams CategoryPermalink