On Thu, 20 Sep 2007 16:14:48 +0200 Lucas Nussbaum <email@example.com> wrote: > Mmmh, If I'm a fedora user, and need a package for something that > isn't in those 8232 binary packages, what should I do? Install from > sources? Or is there some sort of organized way to look for RPMs in > unofficial repositories? (I head of rpmfind, but I'm not sure it's > what I think) The great thing about Fedora is that anybody can become a contributor. If you find software that you want to use but it isn't in Fedora, you can actually bring it to Fedora and own it there. That or you can request (via wish lists) that somebody else do the packaging work. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/Join is a great starting point if you want to package software for Fedora. Other ways to join the project are outlined at http://fedoraproject.org/join-fedora.html -- Jesse Keating Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?
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