Kubuntu Unseeded Packages Team

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Sat Mar 13 17:17:00 GMT 2010

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 03:38:39PM +0000, Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> With MOTU becoming QA for packages not in packagesets it seems to be
> sensible to create packagesets around functioning teams.  For Kubuntu
> we have kubuntu-dev for seeded packages, so I'd like to suggest a
> similar team for upload rights to unseeded Qt/KDE packages.  Would the
> tech board approve of such a team and what are the technical means
> that could define such a package set?  (I'd suggest packages which
> build-dep on qt or kde and aren't in seeds.)

Sounds reasonable to me, though of course we'd need to see the list of
packages to confirm.

> I'd also like to comment on the current packageset for kubuntu-dev.
> It contains a number of packages with little interest to us such as
> gtkspell.  There are also some notable missing packages such as
> qt4-x11 and kde4libs.  This significantly limits the usefulness of
> kubuntu-dev to us

Have you been able to trace why they're there?  Reverse dependencies?

 - mdz

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