Getting new packages into Ubuntu
daniel.holbach at ubuntu.com
Mon Sep 19 10:28:03 UTC 2011
with the help of the nice people on the Debian derivatives mailing list,
Particularly the section about getting a package into Debian.
The feedback I've got lately about getting new packages into Ubuntu is
that it's still quite complicated and you need unreal amounts of
patience to get your package in.
There's a number of different approaches you can take currently:
- get it into Debian, sync from there
- make use of the App Review Board process
- make use of REVU
- short-circuit by getting in touch with a team who sees an
immediate need to get it in
Is there anything we can do to speed up the process and make it more
obvious how to proceed?
Thanks for your thoughts in advance.
Have a great day,
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