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 * [http://dad.dunnewind.net/ Merges/Syncs for Gutsy]
 * [http://tinyurl.com/2mbskn Packages requested by others]
 * [:MOTU/Bugs:MOTU related 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/
== General Tasks ==

 * [[http://people.ubuntuwire.com/~lucas/merges.html|Merges/Syncs]]

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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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Next MOTU Meeting (details)

Thursday, December 6th 2012, 16:00 UTC

Next Packaging Training Session (details)

TBD

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.


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