[packman] new to packman

Marc Schiffbauer marc at schiffbauer.net
Fri Mar 5 12:37:23 CET 2004

* Antonio Cavallo schrieb am 02.03.04 um 12:18 Uhr:
> Hi,
> I've been packing some scientific related software
> and I would like to share it with other people: i suppose
> it would be a good idea to support packman.
> I've contacted some chap there a while ago, but since then I moved
> from my old place to london, so I've lost any contact.
> Let me know how I can contribute to packman
> best regards,
> antonio cavallo

Hi Antonio,

I'm a bit short of time at the moment but you are welcome very to
packman. I think you are on the mailinglist?

Well most time people are speaking german there... you were the
first english speaking "PackMan" then.

I can create an account for you but there are some rules how to
publish packages. Some data about them must be hacked into a
database and the packages will have to fulfill some requirements in
the spec file. Please discuss these "issues" with the people on the

When you think you want to adapt you packages to be "PackMan-able"
then please contact again (PM) and ask me to create an account for

I think changes to your spec files will not be too big.

Please be aware that packages should not be uploaded only once and
then never be touched again but need a little care from the maintainer 
regarding updates, bugfixes in packages etc..


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