[CentOS-devel] Where to start in CentOS-devel

Dougal Ballantyne dougal.lists at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 06:52:24 UTC 2009


On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 2:07 AM, John Summerfield
<debian at herakles.homelinux.org> wrote:
> Dougal Ballantyne wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am a long time Red Hat Linux/RHEL/CentOS user and would like to try
>> and start putting back into CentOS. Where is a good place  to start?
>
> Depends on what you want do do. Helping out on the users list is good.
> Examining the bugs collection is good, especially if you find something
> you can fix. Offering a hand when volunteers are needed is very good.
> Finding what happened to the s390 port and getting involved is good, it
> seems to have stalled a few times. Writing documentation is very good
> (but best done by people who have a talent for clear writing).
>
> Using another distro is good: SUSE, Debian and others have different
> ways of doing things, and sometimes their ways are better. There's
> nothing wrong with arguing for their better ideas to be incorporated in
> RHEL (or Fedora which is the more likely way into RHEL).
>
> RH has just announced RHEL 5.3. Getting involved in testing and fixing
> the about-to-be CentOS 5.3 is very good.

Would be very interested and willing to help with testing and fixing
for CentOS 5.3. Anything to get started with?

>
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> John
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