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= Debian OTR team =

== Infrastructure ==

 * '''[[https://udd.debian.org/dmd/?email1=pkg-otr-team@lists.alioth.debian.org|Maintainer Dashboard]]'''
 * '''[[http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?a=project_list;pf=pkg-otr|Git repositories]]'''
 * '''[[https://udd.debian.org/bugs.cgi?release=jessie&merged=ign&fnewerval=7&flastmodval=7&otr=1&sortby=id&sorto=asc|Bugs]]'''
 * '''[[https://alioth.debian.org/projects/pkg-otr/|Alioth Project]]'''

== Interacting with the team ==

 * '''Email contact''': pkg-otr-team@lists.alioth.debian.org
 * '''Public IRC channel''': ''#otr'' on irc.oftc.net (general OTR discussion channel)

== Task description ==

The Debian OTR team maintains packages related to [[https://otr.im/|Off-the-Record Messaging]].

== Get involved ==

=== Developers ===

''' Help squash bugs '''

Have a look on the [[https://udd.debian.org/bugs.cgi?release=jessie&merged=ign&fnewerval=7&flastmodval=7&otr=1&sortby=id&sorto=asc|bug tracker]] if you want to help squash bugs from various OTR projects. If you would like to do this long-term, we encourage you to [[https://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/pkg-otr-team|subscribe to the mailing-list]].

=== Bug Triagers ===

[[BugTriage|Triaging]] OTR bugs is welcome!

=== Users ===

''' Reporting bugs '''

We like to fix bugs in OTR software. If it's not Debian specific, we'll forward it to upstream. An example of a bug email can be found below.

  To: submit@bugs.debian.org
  From: diligent@testing.linux.org
  Subject: Pidgin-otr crashes when receiving "NULL" in the OTR version handler

  Package: pidgin-otr
  Version: 3.2.1-3+deb7u1

  When Bob starts an OTR conversation with Alice and sends Alice an OTR version
  handler with a "NULL", Pidgin-OTR as a plugin crashes.

  Here is my GDB output:


  I suggest that "NULL" be caught in a signal handler.

  I am using Debian GNU/Linux 7, kernel 3.2.0-4-amd64
  and libc6 2.13-38+deb7u1.

/* * <<Icon(star_on.png)>> ''Put here an easy task that can be done to help you.'' */
/* * <<Icon(star_on.png)>><<Icon(star_on.png)>> ''Put here a task that can be done to help you.'' */
/* * <<Icon(star_on.png)>><<Icon(star_on.png)>><<Icon(star_on.png)>> ''Put here a difficult task that can be done to help you.'' */

== Tools and processes ==

 * We are maintaining the packaging in Git with git-buildpackage and pristine-tar.
 * Whenever possible, use the upstream signed Git tag as the canonical upstream release, and generate the tarball ourselves.
 * We are using source format 3.0 (quilt).
 * We don't apply patches to the upstream source that have not been submitted upstream yet.
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