[CentOS-devel] [Cloud SIG] CloudStack publishing effort in CentOS

Wed Feb 7 16:41:32 UTC 2018
Fabian Arrotin <arrfab at centos.org>

On 04/02/18 10:27, Rohit Yadav wrote:
> Hi all, (/cc cloudstack-dev)
> I'm Rohit Yadav, committer/pmc from the Apache CloudStack [1] community.
> Apache CloudStack is an IaaS cloud computing platform.
> I've been maintaining and publishing the CloudStack noredist
> repos [3][4] for few years now, and I would like to get them published
> to the official CentOS (and other distros) repositories.
> I met Rich during Fosdem yesterday and he suggested to reach out to the
> cloud-sig/list [2] to discuss how we can get CloudStack rpms into
> CentOS. I understand in the past we were not very successful at that,
> but I want to make a second attempt especially since we've introduced
> the concept of LTS releases in CloudStack.
> I'm not sure if the devel list is the right place or if an explicit
> cloud-sig list exists [2], so please advise --
> - Where may I start?
> - What is the packaging/release process and how can one help become a
> package maintainer?
> - Advise on legal stuff around publishing of rpms (the noredist
> repositories bundle non-oss jar dependencies such as those from Vmware
> vim sdk etc)?
> - How can the packages also be available for Fedora, may RHEL and
> derivatives?
> Thoughts, comments? Thanks.
> Regards.
> [1] https://cloudstack.apache.org/ <https://cloudstack.apache.org/>
> [2] https://wiki.centos.org/SpecialInterestGroup/Cloud
> <https://wiki.centos.org/SpecialInterestGroup/Cloud>
> [3] packages.shapeblue.com/cloudstack/upstream
> <http://packages.shapeblue.com/cloudstack/upstream>
> [4] CloudStack packaging, spec files
> etc: https://github.com/apache/cloudstack/tree/master/packaging


That's good news, so to answer all your questions, the best would
probably be to follow the SIGGuide (https://wiki.centos.org/SIGGuide)
and then sync up with the SIG Chair (Rich, but it seems you already
discussed with him)

Welcome !

Fabian Arrotin
The CentOS Project | https://www.centos.org
gpg key: 56BEC54E | twitter: @arrfab

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