Maintaining vpnc and NetworkManager-vpnc for EPEL

Thorsten Leemhuis fedora at
Tue Jul 24 14:07:56 UTC 2007

On 23.07.2007 20:20, Kyle Gonzales wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-07-23 at 18:53 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>> On 20.07.2007 12:42, Kyle Gonzales wrote:
>>> I contacted the current Fedora maintainers of vpnc and
>>> NetworkManager-vpnc.  For vpnc, the author was glad to have me assist.
>>> For NetworkManager-vpnc, there was no response from the author for
>>> several days now.
>>> How do I get started in getting these packages into EPEL?  I can do
>>> builds for both RHEL4 and RHEL5.
>> Well, are you a Fedora contributor already? I can't locate your name on
>> Until all EPEL Contributors came into EPEL via Fedora and its sponsor
>> process.
> I am not currently maintaining any Fedora packages, but I have created
> both a Fedora user and wiki accounts, and signed the CLA.

k, that's a start.

> So, I guess you are staying then that my next step is to be sponsored as
> someone, so that I can maintain packages?  


> If so, then I have someone who can sponsor me.

You already have somebody who will sponser you? That would be the
easiest solution, as the normal process for getting sponsored is to
create a package and get it reviewed and approved by your sponsor.


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