[Etoys] Squeak and EToys packages for Fedora and OLPC
bert at freudenbergs.de
Sat Aug 16 20:52:40 EDT 2008
> (If this message is inappropriate for this list - I apologies, and
> please let me know this.)
It's not inappropriate, but most list members have no experience with
packaging software for a Linux distribution, or even know about how
software is normally maintained in the open-source community, what
separates an author from a maintainer etc. Do you have a pointer to a
short introduction into this? Until now, we (the authors) did all the
end-user releases for various platforms on our own, so this is new
land for most of us.
Thank you for taking this on!
- Bert -
> My name is Gavin Romig-Koch, I've been working on creating Squeak and
> EToys RPMs that are (hopefully will be) usable and acceptable to both
> the Fedora and OLPC distributions. I have posted my first draft of
> these packages and would appreciate a review by anyone who is
> in such things.
> This consists of .spec files, .patch files, and a Makefile to download
> upstream "sources" and build packages from them. There is also a
> file listing the things I think/know need to work on before these are
> ready for Fedora or OLPC.
> If you find issues contact me.
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