[arch-dev-public] Welcome Aboard!

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Wed Jun 18 15:59:16 EDT 2008

On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 2:47 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 5:35 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hey guys,
>> We discussed this a few and things went a little by the wayside due to
>> me not having internet at home. So I'd like to take this opportunity
>> to welcome Francois and Allan aboard as new fancy developers.
>> I *think* I got everyone setup properly - it's been a while since I
>> added a new dev.
>> So here's a quick-and-dirty guide for you two:
>> First and foremost, read this:
>> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/DeveloperWiki:HOWTO_Be_A_Packager
>> Now, the next thing we need to do is start maintaining packages. Yay!
>> Go to https://dev.archlinux.org/devel and use the password you should
>> have gotten from me.
>> This is the "dashboard" that contains a whole mess of info for
>> maintainers. Todo lists for packages, out of date packages, and
>> quicklinks for all the lists.
>> When you're on the dev site (dev.archlinux.org) you can search for
>> packages and an "adopt this package" button should show up. You'll
>> have to go through and do this for the packages you want AND new
>> packages you add.
>> A note on adding packages: the web interface is updated at 30 minute
>> intervals, so when you add a new package to the repo, it may take a
>> bit to show up.
>> Personal Info: Take a look at your entries here
>> http://archlinux.org/developers/ If you want anything added/change,
>> send me an email, and I'll change it for ya.
>> I think I covered everything. If anyone else has something to add, go ahead.
>> Cheers, and welcome guys!
> And another "Welcome Aboard" to Dusty. He's going to be taking over
> the django development. Dusty, the above text applies to you as well,
> as you may want to learn the process a bit so you know how we work.
> To the other people who said they wanted to help out with django
> development, I'd suggest you get in contact with Dusty, as I'd like
> him to help spear-head the development here, but I don't think he's
> averse to team members 8)
> Dusty, we can talk in private regarding some of the file locations and
> things like that.
> Cheers, and welcome!
> - Aaron

Welcome back to the dev ML Dusty!


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