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 * [http://dad.dunnewind.net/ Merges/Syncs for Gutsy]
 * [http://tinyurl.com/2mbskn Packages requested by others]
 * Bug related:
  * [http://tinyurl.com/2leltj Universe and Multiverse bugs]. There are a lot of bugs, some might even be easy to fix.
  * [http://tinyurl.com/39w2p3 Universe and Multiverse bugs with patches attached]. If you can help to review the patches, we'd probably get some good fixes in.
  * [http://tinyurl.com/34njoy Universe and Multiverse Incomplete bugs]. Some of the `Incomplete` bugs have been in that state for a long time, let's review them.
  * [http://tinyurl.com/2oay6v Universe and Multiverse bugs that need forwarding Upstream]. These bugs need to get forwarded upstream.
  * [http://tinyurl.com/2s2yer Universe and Multiverse Fix Committed bugs]. Make sure that these `Fix Committed` bugs are really in the process of getting fixed.
  * [http://tinyurl.com/2ulotw Universe and Multiverse crasher bugs]. Let's forward them upstream and check for dups.
  * Tagged bugs:
   * [http://tinyurl.com/2szf29 Universe and Multiverse bugs marked as packaging]. These bugs are all packaging related.
   * [http://tinyurl.com/3cbrps Universe and Multiverse bugs marked as bitesize]. These bugs are for new contributors.
   * [http://tinyurl.com/2pwln3 Universe and Multiverse bugs marked as upgrade]. Bugs that request new upstream versions - please help reviewing them carefully.
   * [http://tinyurl.com/2tqg3u Universe and Multiverse bugs marked as ftbfs]. Bugs describing build failures of packages.
   * [http://tinyurl.com/3y7ch2 Universe and Multiverse bugs marked as unmdetdeps]. Bugs that indicate packages not being installable due to missing dependencies.
== General Tasks ==
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----  * [[http://people.ubuntuwire.com/~lucas/merges.html|Merges/Syncs]]
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  * Help tag bugs using the tags on ["MOTU/Bugs"].
 * Packaging related:
  * Help to fix packages that are not installable: `apt-cache -i unmet`.
  * Incorporate Debian RC fixes: http://django.ajmitch.net.nz/rcbugs/
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=== Packaging New Software ===

Check out '''[[MOTU/TODO/NewSoftware]]'''.

== Packaging related ==

=== Patch Testing and Review ===

Check out '''http://harvest.ubuntu.com/opportunities/''' and:
 1. Make sure the bug is still relevant.
 1. Assign it to you.
 1. Transform the patch into a [[PackagingGuide/Recipes/Debdiff|debdiff]] if necessary.
 1. Make sure it builds and fixes the bug.
 1. Add it to the [[SponsorshipProcess|sponsoring queue]] or upload it yourself.


=== Unmet Dependencies ===

Help to fix packages that are not installable. A list can be found [[http://qa.ubuntuwire.com/debcheck/debcheck.py?list=relationship%2dDepends&arch=ANY|on debcheck]] updated 6-hourly.
 * Component-specific unmetdeps lists are also available: [[http://qa.ubuntuwire.com/debcheck/debcheck.py?list=universe-only-relationship%2dDepends&arch=ANY|universe]] [[http://qa.ubuntuwire.com/debcheck/debcheck.py?list=multiverse-only-relationship%2dDepends&arch=ANY|multiverse]]
 * Some of them are main packages, please sort them out. If you want to take care of them... even better. :)
 * Best to use a clean `pbuilder` environment if possible. See: [[PbuilderHowto]].
 * `apt-get source <package>` and `debuild or `dpkg-buildpackage`
 * Many of the packages just need a fresh rebuild.

=== Other Packaging tasks ===

  * Incorporate Debian RC fixes: http://qa.ubuntuwire.com/bugs/rcbugs/
  * Address FTBFS issues: http://qa.ubuntuwire.com/ftbfs
  * Review outstanding lintian issues: http://lintian.ubuntuwire.org/
  * Lists of packages needing updates due to depends on obsolete package names (e.g., library transitions): http://people.ubuntu.com/~ubuntu-archive/NBS/
  * Check out other QA activities: http://qa.ubuntuwire.com/
  * Piuparts Logs: http://people.ubuntu.com/~liw/piuparts/ ([[https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel/2007-December/024893.html|instructions]])
  * Look for potential security fixes:
   * http://security-tracker.debian.net/
   * https://bugs.launchpad.net/~motu-swat
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  * Help migrate applications away from wxWindows2.4: ["MOTU/wx2.4Migration"]
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  * Port software to use Ubuntu information, rather than Debian: [[MOTU/PackagesToPort]]

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== Universe / Multiverse Bugs ==

Check out '''[[MOTU/TODO/Bugs]]'''.
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Thursday, December 6th 2012, 16:00 UTC

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There's always a lot of work to do in Ubuntu's Universe and Multiverse.

Here a quick list of suggestions, where you can help out:

General Tasks

Packaging New Software

Check out MOTU/TODO/NewSoftware.

Patch Testing and Review

Check out http://harvest.ubuntu.com/opportunities/ and:

  1. Make sure the bug is still relevant.
  2. Assign it to you.
  3. Transform the patch into a debdiff if necessary.

  4. Make sure it builds and fixes the bug.
  5. Add it to the sponsoring queue or upload it yourself.

Unmet Dependencies

Help to fix packages that are not installable. A list can be found on debcheck updated 6-hourly.

  • Component-specific unmetdeps lists are also available: universe multiverse

  • Some of them are main packages, please sort them out. If you want to take care of them... even better. Smile :)

  • Best to use a clean pbuilder environment if possible. See: PbuilderHowto.

  • apt-get source <package> and debuild or dpkg-buildpackage`

  • Many of the packages just need a fresh rebuild.

Other Packaging tasks

Universe / Multiverse Bugs

Check out MOTU/TODO/Bugs.


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MOTU/TODO (last edited 2016-10-27 07:45:07 by dholbach)