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34<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Ebuild maintainter extension GLEP</td> 29<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Ebuild maintainter extension GLEP</td>
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36<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.1</td> 31<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.2</td>
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38<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Last-Modified:</th><td class="field-body"><a class="reference" href="http://www.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0003.txt">2003/06/10 17:31:01</a></td> 33<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Last-Modified:</th><td class="field-body"><a class="reference" href="http://www.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0003.txt?cvsroot=gentoo">2003/08/20 02:32:05</a></td>
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40<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Author:</th><td class="field-body">Caleb Tennis &lt;caleb&#32;&#97;t&#32;gentoo.org&gt;</td> 35<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Author:</th><td class="field-body">Caleb Tennis &lt;caleb&#32;&#97;t&#32;gentoo.org&gt;</td>
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42<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Status:</th><td class="field-body">Draft</td> 37<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Status:</th><td class="field-body">Deferred</td>
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44<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Type:</th><td class="field-body">Standards Track</td> 39<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Type:</th><td class="field-body">Standards Track</td>
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50<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">10-Jun-2003</td> 45<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">10-Jun-2003</td>
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55<div class="contents topic" id="contents"> 50<div class="contents topic">
56<p class="topic-title"><a name="contents">Contents</a></p> 51<p class="topic-title first"><a id="contents" name="contents">Contents</a></p>
57<ul class="simple"> 52<ul class="simple">
58<li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id1" name="id1">Abstract</a></li> 53<li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id1" name="id1">Abstract</a></li>
59<li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id2" name="id2">Motivation</a></li> 54<li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id2" name="id2">Motivation</a></li>
60<li><a class="reference" href="#rationale" id="id3" name="id3">Rationale</a></li> 55<li><a class="reference" href="#rationale" id="id3" name="id3">Rationale</a></li>
61<li><a class="reference" href="#backwards-compatibility" id="id4" name="id4">Backwards Compatibility</a></li> 56<li><a class="reference" href="#backwards-compatibility" id="id4" name="id4">Backwards Compatibility</a></li>
64<li><a class="reference" href="#future" id="id7" name="id7">Future</a></li> 59<li><a class="reference" href="#future" id="id7" name="id7">Future</a></li>
65<li><a class="reference" href="#references" id="id8" name="id8">References</a></li> 60<li><a class="reference" href="#references" id="id8" name="id8">References</a></li>
66<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id9" name="id9">Copyright</a></li> 61<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id9" name="id9">Copyright</a></li>
67</ul> 62</ul>
68</div> 63</div>
69<div class="section" id="abstract"> 64<div class="section">
70<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id1" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1> 65<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id1" id="abstract" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1>
71<p>Gentoo's portage tree attempts to provide a self contained, easy to use, and 66<p>Gentoo's portage tree attempts to provide a self contained, easy to use, and
72automatic installation procedure for as many packages as can be maintained by 67automatic installation procedure for as many packages as can be maintained by
73developers.</p> 68developers.</p>
74<p>This GLEP proposes allowing non-core Gentoo developers to be considered as 69<p>This GLEP proposes allowing non-core Gentoo developers to be considered as
75ebuild maintainers sponsored via a core Gentoo developer. This system will 70ebuild maintainers sponsored via a core Gentoo developer. This system will
76allow more ebuilds to be available in portage with active maintainers for 71allow more ebuilds to be available in portage with active maintainers for
77those ebuilds.</p> 72those ebuilds.</p>
78<p>This GLEP only applies to EBUILD based bugs that contain a request for a 73<p>This GLEP only applies to EBUILD based bugs that contain a request for a
79package to be committed or version bumped within portage.</p> 74package to be committed or version bumped within portage.</p>
80</div> 75</div>
81<div class="section" id="motivation"> 76<div class="section">
82<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id2" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1> 77<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id2" id="motivation" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1>
83<p>As of the first draft of this GLEP, there are 1387 EBUILD bug requests in 78<p>As of the first draft of this GLEP, there are 1387 EBUILD bug requests in
84Gentoo's bugzilla database. Many of these requests contain ebuilds that 79Gentoo's bugzilla database. Many of these requests contain ebuilds that
85have been submitted by the bug reporter and are simply awaiting a Gentoo 80have been submitted by the bug reporter and are simply awaiting a Gentoo
86developer to sponsor the submittal of the ebuild.</p> 81developer to sponsor the submittal of the ebuild.</p>
87</div> 82</div>
88<div class="section" id="rationale"> 83<div class="section">
89<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id3" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1> 84<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id3" id="rationale" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1>
90<p>Gentoo's portage tree already contains the most popular ebuilds for packages 85<p>Gentoo's portage tree already contains the most popular ebuilds for packages
91available today. Many teams exist that are responsible for maintaining these 86available today. Many teams exist that are responsible for maintaining these
92core ebuilds in the portage tree. But, for ebuilds that are not as commonly 87core ebuilds in the portage tree. But, for ebuilds that are not as commonly
93used, there is no good focal point upon which to rest these ebuilds.</p> 88used, there is no good focal point upon which to rest these ebuilds.</p>
94<p>For example, any submitted ebuild that is a KDE application gets routed to the 89<p>For example, any submitted ebuild that is a KDE application gets routed to the
98program to submit it to portage.</p> 93program to submit it to portage.</p>
99<p>We want to be able to provide for as many ebuilds in portage as feasible and 94<p>We want to be able to provide for as many ebuilds in portage as feasible and
100make sure that all ebuilds have some person who is responsible for 95make sure that all ebuilds have some person who is responsible for
101maintenance.</p> 96maintenance.</p>
102</div> 97</div>
103<div class="section" id="backwards-compatibility"> 98<div class="section">
104<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id4" name="backwards-compatibility">Backwards Compatibility</a></h1> 99<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id4" id="backwards-compatibility" name="backwards-compatibility">Backwards Compatibility</a></h1>
105<p>No current policies exist that interfere with this document.</p> 100<p>No current policies exist that interfere with this document.</p>
106</div> 101</div>
107<div class="section" id="implementation"> 102<div class="section">
108<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" name="implementation">Implementation</a></h1> 103<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" id="implementation" name="implementation">Implementation</a></h1>
109<p>Incoming ebuild bug reports should continue to be processed as normal.</p> 104<p>Incoming ebuild bug reports should continue to be processed as normal.</p>
110<p>Bug reports that <em>do not</em> contain an attached ebuild should be marked as 105<p>Bug reports that <em>do not</em> contain an attached ebuild should be marked as
111NEEDINFO. A message asking the user to create and submit an ebuild should be 106NEEDINFO. A message asking the user to create and submit an ebuild should be
112attached to the bug.</p> 107attached to the bug.</p>
113<p>Bug reports that <em>do</em> have an attached ebuild should be responded to with 108<p>Bug reports that <em>do</em> have an attached ebuild should be responded to with
122get processed as normal. The team that the ebuild goes to should then CC the 117get processed as normal. The team that the ebuild goes to should then CC the
123author of the ebuild. Optionally, if a docs-team member has prior knowledge 118author of the ebuild. Optionally, if a docs-team member has prior knowledge
124that the ebuild is externally maintained, he/she can add that person to the CC 119that the ebuild is externally maintained, he/she can add that person to the CC
125list.</p> 120list.</p>
126</div> 121</div>
127<div class="section" id="security"> 122<div class="section">
128<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" name="security">Security</a></h1> 123<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" id="security" name="security">Security</a></h1>
129<p><strong>At the very least</strong>, all ebuilds must be looked over by the developer 124<p><strong>At the very least</strong>, all ebuilds must be looked over by the developer
130handling the commit.</p> 125handling the commit.</p>
131<p>In no case should a submitted digest file be used. The developer is 126<p>In no case should a submitted digest file be used. The developer is
132responsible for creating the digest file based on an actual download of the 127responsible for creating the digest file based on an actual download of the
133source code.</p> 128source code.</p>
134<p>Potential breaches in security can still exist, however. The developer 129<p>Potential breaches in security can still exist, however. The developer
135handling the installation should take every step to ensure that no ebuild, 130handling the installation should take every step to ensure that no ebuild,
136package, or other files have been compromised.</p> 131package, or other files have been compromised.</p>
137</div> 132</div>
138<div class="section" id="future"> 133<div class="section">
139<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" name="future">Future</a></h1> 134<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" id="future" name="future">Future</a></h1>
140<p>Current proposals to rethink Gentoo portage and bug handling (a.k.a Herds) are 135<p>Current proposals to rethink Gentoo portage and bug handling (a.k.a Herds) are
141still in negotiation. It is the intention of the author of this GLEP to evolve 136still in negotiation. It is the intention of the author of this GLEP to evolve
142the concept of this GLEP as the Herds concept matures and stabilizes.</p> 137the concept of this GLEP as the Herds concept matures and stabilizes.</p>
143</div> 138</div>
144<div class="section" id="references"> 139<div class="section">
145<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id8" name="references">References</a></h1> 140<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id8" id="references" name="references">References</a></h1>
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149<tr><td class="label"><a name="glep2">[1]</a></td><td>GLEP 2, Sample ReStructuredText GLEP Template, Goodyear, 144<tr><td class="label"><a name="glep2">[1]</a></td><td>GLEP 2, Sample ReStructuredText GLEP Template, Goodyear,
150(<a class="reference" href="http://glep.gentoo.org/glep-0002.html">http://glep.gentoo.org/glep-0002.html</a>)</td></tr> 145(<a class="reference" href="http://glep.gentoo.org/glep-0002.html">http://glep.gentoo.org/glep-0002.html</a>)</td></tr>
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154<div class="section" id="copyright"> 149<div class="section">
155<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id9" name="copyright">Copyright</a></h1> 150<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id9" id="copyright" name="copyright">Copyright</a></h1>
156<p>This document has been placed in the public domain.</p> 151<p>This document has been placed in the public domain.</p>
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