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Re: Looking for maintainer(s) of the sigrok packages




Aaron, if you're still interested in getting involved in looking after
these I can help with giving things a look over and sponsoring their
uploads (with the aim that you'd eventually go for at least DM status
and be able to do the uploads yourself).

On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 06:44:54PM +0100, Uwe Hermann wrote:
> Hi, I'm looking for a maintainer (or a team of maintainers) for all
> sigrok packages in Debian (see www.sigrok.org for details).
> 
> I've already officially RFA'd the packages a few minutes ago.
> 
> Lack of spare time doesn't currently allow me to keep the packages
> up-to-date in a timely manner, plus I'm part of upstream and I'd like
> to spend more time with upstream development rather than distro stuff.
> 
> Hence, I'm looking for active DDs to take over the following packages:
> 
> libsigrok-dev - sigrok hardware driver library - development files
> libsigrok0-dev - sigrok hardware driver library (transitional dummy package)
> libsigrok2 - sigrok hardware driver library - shared library
> libsigrokdecode-dev - sigrok protocol decoding library - development files
> libsigrokdecode0-dev - sigrok protocol decoding library (transitional dummy package)
> libsigrokdecode2 - sigrok protocol decoding library - shared library
> libserialport-dev - Crossplatform serial port handling library - development files
> libserialport0 - Crossplatform serial port handling library - shared library
> pulseview - sigrok logic analyzer, oscilloscope, and MSO GUI
> sigrok - Logic analyzer and protocol decoder software suite (metapackage)
> sigrok-cli - command-line frontend for the sigrok software
> sigrok-firmware-fx2lafw - Firmware for Cypress FX2(LP) based logic analyzers
> 
> Optionally, there are also still old open RFPs for these additional (less
> important) sigrok-related packages:
> 
>  #669073 RFP: sigrok-dumps -- example logic analyzer protocol data for sigrok
>  #669074 RFP: sigrok-firmware -- firmware files for various logic analyzers
>  #681881 RFP: sigrok-util -- sigrok related utilities
>
> If any active DD is interested in taking over these packages, please
> go ahead, no need to ask for permission. It probably makes sense to
> have at least the packages that directly depend on each other be
> maintained by the same DD(s).
> 
> I'll be happy to answer any questions regarding upstream releases,
> shared libs, versioning, etc. etc. However, I'll not be able to do any
> sponsoring or mentoring of non-DDs (lack of spare time, see above).

J.

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