[Pkg-ofed-devel] Update OFED to latest upstream

Talat mellanox talatb at mellanox.com
Tue Jan 12 08:20:27 UTC 2016

Thank you for your replay

On Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 1:38 AM, Ana Guerrero Lopez <ana at debian.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 30, 2015 at 06:17:28PM +0200, Talat mellanox wrote:
>> Hi  Ana and “OFED and Debian Developement and Discussion team”,
>> My name is Talat Batheesh, i am working for Mellanox Technologies.
>> I am writing to you about the OFED packages that you maintain in Debian.
>> We would like to update the infiniband user space packages [1] in
>> debian, I saw that you are the maintainer of them. Could you please
>> assist ?
>> One more thing, there is [2] packages that was maintained by Roland, i
>> think that he is not doing any InfiniBand maintenance anymore, could
>> you please advise who can be the maintainer of them, we would like
>> that also those [2] packages to be updated.
>> Thank you in advance for your help, please let me know if you have any
>> questions.
> Hi Talat,
> I was away for winter holidays. Another member of the OFED packaging team
> already took the time to reply you but I wanted to take advantage to also ask
> if you want just to help with one time update or you have plans to help long
> term with the packaging and bug handling?

Sure, i will be happy to take part of this get involoved into.

> If it's only a one time thing, it's not worth it to get started because the
> bootstrapping time is important. If you want to help long-term, then
> the first steps are getting the people who would be contributing subscribed
> to this mailing list (pkg-ofed-devel), create users in alioth and
> request to join the pkg-ofed team:
> https://alioth.debian.org/projects/pkg-ofed/
> I'll accept them when they do the request and then they'll have full access

I have opened "Debian New Member" account and  waiting for acceptation
long time, could you please assist

My account is "talatb-guest at users.alioth.debian.org

> to the git repositories:
> http://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/pkg-ofed
> Please, keep in mind more people could be working in the packages, so far
> it was me or mehdi and we have coordinated in IRC (#debian-hpc). You
> can join us there or ask your questions in this mailing list.
> BTW, I'm happy to see your email here, I tried in the past contacting
> Mellanox to work together in Debian packaging but I never reached the proper
> contact.
> Ana

I am sorry about that, now you can contact me for any issue that
related to Mellanox and i will manage it.


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