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Dpkg Team


Interacting with the team

Usual roles

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

  • RaphaelHertzog (buxy) is currently the main contributor to dpkg-dev.

  • 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.
  • Ian Jackson (iwj) 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

  • {*} Help triage/reproduce the bugs.

  • {*}{*} Provide patches for confirmed bugs.

More stuff

  • GitUsage: recommandations for handling the Git repository

  • ?CodingStyle: one day this page will describe the coding style

  • 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 here.

Projects tracked on the wiki

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