The QA team always welcome new helping hands!
How to reach us?
IRC: #debian-qa on irc.debian.org
What can you do?
- Help with existing QA efforts
- Ask what's going on on IRC, or by email (read the archives first to get an idea)
- Start a new QA effort: start a discussion on IRC or on the mailing list to get feedback!
Help maintain the QA infrastructure (the qa.debian.org BTS page is a good start)
Fix RC bugs
Look for packages that should be removed: totally buggy, useless, obsolete ... (see this page)
Write man pages (list of packages that need man pages)
Help fix problems reported by Debcheck
Help to close bugs from removed packages not in unstable, testing or experimental (see first this README)
Keep an eye on packages with QA as maintainer via debian-qa-packages mailing list
Help fix common mistakes in wnpp bugs. This report is updated daily : WNPP Inconsistencies Report
Help fix debian/watch files. See this howto for details.
See also http://qa.debian.org/howto.html
Once you've started to work with the team, and your contributions are evaluated, they may add you to the 'qa' group to provide you with more privileges.