[pkg-kolab] Debian Kolab Packages
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Thu Nov 21 20:21:23 UTC 2013
Op zaterdag 9 november 2013 12:41:42 schreef Mike Gabriel:
> Hi Mathieu
> On Sa 02 Nov 2013 09:11:20 CET, Mathieu Parent wrote:
> > Hi Christopher,
> > I'm sorry to answer lately...
> > Le vendredi 22 juin 2012, Christopher Reichert <
> > christopher.reichert at kdab.com> a écrit :
> >> Hey Mathieu,
> >> Lately I have been interested in helping out with the maintenance of the
> > Kolab packages. I know you are busy so I will keep this short. Here are my
> > questions.
> I am sporadically looking at them at the moment.
> >> Is anyone currently maintaining Kolabd and related packages?
> > In Debian : nope. But there are some packages from upstream. I have not
> > tested them neither reviewed.
Actually, there are 2 recent kolab packages in Debian testing: libkolabxml, and libkolab. The full set of packages to install a Kolab server are available from Kolab Systems.
> >> Is anyone still interested in maintaining the kolab packages?
> > Nobody asked to come to the pkg-kolab ML.
> /me is interested (and /me is a DD and a Kolab2+Horde user). I own two
> Kolab ITPs (pykolab and roundcube-plugins-kolab). Both packages are
> provided upstream as well, but they need quite some work to fit into
> Debian policy.
Me too, but lacking time at the moment. Besides, Kolab released version 3.1, and the Debian packages are not very stable currently. Trying to get them into Debian would be quite a challenge right now.
> >> Is there any information a newbie to Debian maintenance should now about
> > these packages in particular?
> > Kolab3 has so many things changed that it is probably better to start from
> > scratch.
> Yes. We start with the packages already provided by Kolab systems. Git
> repositories for the afore mentioned packages are already on
> collab-maint Git on Alioth.
The Kolab Systems git repositories are not actively maintained anymore, since the switched to open build service (http://obs.kolabsys.com). I don't know how this would tie in with the Debian way of doing things.
> >> Would anyone be interested in mentoring me to help Kolab in Debian? (I am
> > not a maintainer so I would need some guidance :)).
> > There is debian-mentors and pkg-kolab ML (i still follow the later).
> I will be happy to mentor you (via this list and via #kolab IRC on
> freenode). Please join into the team (which still needs to be
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