Package NetBeans for Fedora
On Wed, 2008-03-19 at 18:35 +0100, Jaroslav Tulach wrote:
> I'd like to package NetBeans Platform and IDE for Fedora. Can someone tell me
> how to do it? I would personally imagine that I prepare source RPMS, let you
> know where they are and you will make them available in your repository.
Fedora has a peer-reviewed process for adding software to the
distribution. Our model is currently based on .spec files in a common
CVS repository; we do not work in terms of SRPMs, except as a
transmission format during initial review.
> that reasonable to expect such kind of cooperation or am I over simplifying?
> To start, I'd like to upload the NetBeans Platform 6.0.1. It requires JavaHelp
> and swing-layout, so here are links to all the srpms:
> Can you look at these packages and tell me if they are acceptable for Fedora?
Unfortunately the wiki appears to be down so I can't get the link for
you. But the basic idea is to file a bug at http://bugzilla.redhat.com
in the Fedora product, component "Package Review". See this bug for an
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