[packman] How to go about getting GNUmed into packman repository ?

Pascal Bleser pascal.bleser at skynet.be
Tue May 18 19:02:35 CEST 2010

On Tuesday 18 May 2010 09:40:00 Sebastian Hilbert wrote:
> Hi all,

Hi Sebastian

> I am from the GNUmed team. GNUmed is an electronic medical record
> application. Info is at http://wiki.gnumed.de
> I would like to know what needs to be done to get GNUmed into packman.
> There are packages for openSUSE in the openSUSE build service. Those are
> maintained by myself.

I don't see why we would also package it in Packman if it's already in the 

Do you need help to review the package there ?

What I found in the OBS (in the "medical" project) is.. erm.. weird oO


Are those release versions ?

> They work and do what they are supposed to. I am not sure about the
> quality. I assume that some work needs to be done to meet some standards.
> However they are the best I could do.
> If anyone can have a look and let me know if there is a chance to get these
> into packman that would be great.

Again, I don't see why. We prominently package multimedia and game packages, 
and the OBS, with its infrastructure and build power, is already there for 
everything else.

> The reason is simple. When a package appears in a repo that many users have
> activated a lot more users try it. That is a good thing because much more
> bugs are reported.
> We have seen some nice input since GNUmed appeared in Debian and Ubuntu but
> we have few testers from openSUSE.

Putting the word out is probably a more effective means.
Have you contacted http://en.opensuse.org/OpenSUSE-Medical ?

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