[aur-general] TU Application - Seblu

Ronald van Haren pressh at gmail.com
Sun Jan 16 16:08:07 EST 2011

On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 9:55 PM, Seblu <seblu at seblu.net> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 9:43 PM, Jelle van der Waa <jelle at vdwaa.nl> wrote:
>> On Sun, 2011-01-16 at 21:37 +0100, Seblu wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> Tonight I decided to propose me as TU.  My sponsor is Peter Lewis.
>>> My name is Sebastien Lutttringer, i'm a 26 years old french system and
>>> network engineer who lives in Paris.
>>> I'm gradued from EPITA a french computer school and i work in a
>>> private company for 4 years.
>>> My day to day job is done on Linux Debian and 99% of our servers are
>>> on Debian. We work mainly with open technologies and we love
>>> challenges with technology that we control/understand.
>>> As far as i recall, my first meet with linux, was in 2001/2002 (i
>>> don't remember exactly)
>>> with slackware and later with debian woody, it was just some test (not
>>> my main system)
>>> In 2005, i choose my grad school, in another for its hard Unix spirit.
>>> I wanted to become a unix power user. So, 2005 was my switching year
>>> to linux.
>>> I tested some distro and i choose debian as desktop station. In 2007,
>>> i changed my main distro to gentoo until 2010 (and my new laptop)
>>> where i switched to Arch.
>>> I never really took the time to get involved to my distro and since a
>>> long time i
>>> want it. Arch philosophy and simplicity, remember me slackware and
>>> makes me want to take the plunge.
>>> Regarding my skills I use a lot of linux technology in my work to
>>> design solutions to our problems (network operator, file transfer
>>> platform, streaming/cdn) or to maintain our critical systems.
>>> I also have skill in coding in C/C++, Python, Perl, lua, php, shell
>>> and some others.
>>> Regarding to arch, i maintain packages in AUR and fill bug report. I
>>> also plan to propose some patch in some times.
>>> As a TU, i would start by maintaining packages i use and which are not
>>> in community. To start i think to:
>>> arptables
>>> awesome
>>> conntrack-tools
>>> ebtables
>>> ferm
>>> fstrim
>>> lsscsi
>>> mtr-cli
>>> nload
>>> opera
>>> scsiadd
>>> ulogd
>>> vconfig
>> Just on a side note: opera, mtr are already in [community].  And i don't
>> think awesomewm can be in [community] because of the dependency
>> cairo-xcb.
> My bad, opera is in community now :)
> mtr package is in community, not mtr-tiny, which is a version of mtr
> without gtk (and its dependency)
> About awesome and cairo-xcb, i hope Jan, will accept to add
> --enable-xcb in configure in cairo extra package to enable xcb
> support.

We just removed xcb support from cairo (and therefore awesome from
community) a few months ago. There is no change we will add xcb
support back atm.


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