RFS: whysynth

Free Ekanayaka freee at debian.org
Sun Apr 19 11:05:55 UTC 2009

Hi Rosea,

thanks for introducing yourself!

|--==> On Sun, 05 Apr 2009 21:41:21 +0200, Grammostola Rosea <rosea.grammostola at gmail.com> said:

  GR> Ok. It seems that the first step is introducing yourself and become an
  GR> team member:

  GR> I'm Rosea. I just build my first packages for Debian, so not very
  GR> experienced yet. I want to build up gradually and see where it
  GR> ends. I'm mainly interested in music production packages and started
  GR> building some small ones, which I like to upload and maintain

This is very appreciated, I hope you'll have fun in doing this.

  GR> When that is running, we'll see how things develop further. I
  GR> know pretty much about which packages are available and good for
  GR> music production and follow the development of it closely. So I
  GR> also can give tips and report bugs and wishes.

That's good to hear. Relating with upstream developers is something
really helpful you can do.

  GR> I've subscribed at alioth and have the name "rosea-guest".

I've added you to the pkg-multimedia Alioth project. So you should
have write commit to our git repository.

If you're completely new to git, I'd suggest that you have a look to
the git website (there are several tutorials available) and to the
documentation of git-buildpackage.

Our packaging guidelines are in


And this page explains how to use git on Alioth:


Please note that as our new FAQ clearly states, having your source
package in the git repository is a requirement to have it
sponsored. This help both the sponsor and the sponsoree to get the job
done better and quicker.



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