Is this the wrong place to ask for help? If so, could someone please point me in the right direction?
On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 11:31 PM, Michael Lustfield <deb...@lustfield.net> wrote: > Howdy! > > I'll start off by introducing myself! I'm MTecknology! I'm hear > because I had a goal, and I haven't lost sight of that, but I need > some help getting there. > > Gogs  is a tool that I personally use heavily. My entire > infrastructure is deployed and configured by changes in git. Since > gogs is one of the few tools I use that's not currently packaged in > Debian, and because I want to be more involved in Debian, this seemed > like a logical place to start. (I was wrong) > > My first topic of interest should be simple. I feel like pkg-go is an > interesting group and I'd like to contribute to it. I've played with > golang packaging up until the point of pushing things to Debian > servers. Based on my experience... > > I'd like to take on contributing to pkg-go so that the build > dependencies for gogs will exist in Debian. As part of a team, my > interests would obviously be inclined to grow. The question here > becomes, where can I find a list of expectations prior to joining this > group and how would I do that? > > The second, and directly related, topic of interest is gogs. I took > over the abandoned ITP  thinking it seemed relatively simple and > straight forward. I sure as crap jumped in way over my head, so now > seems like a good time to learn how to swim. :P > > While I was working through the dependency chain for gogs, I ran into > quite the clusterfuck. I'd like to assume this is normal exactly > nowhere. Please, don't tell me if I'm wrong. I've documented the > "dependency hell" in the ITP . > > My first question on this topic becomes, is this even suitable for > Debian? Based on that list of dependencies, is gogs something we want > included? If so, I'd love to continue pursuing the endeavor, but I > would absolutely love to stop now if that's not the case. > > If it's decided that gogs should be included in Debian, and also > decided that I get to help push out dependencies, then I could > /really/ use a little bit of hand holding on the first couple. Some of > the issues that popped up seem pretty challenging for a novice such as > myself. Anyone willing? :) > > I have a few other questions, such as how cyclical and circular > dependencies should be handled, but those seem like "not now" > questions. > >  https://gogs.io/ >  https://bugs.debian.org/792101 > -- > Michael Lustfield _______________________________________________ Pkg-go-maintainers mailing list Pkgfirstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.alioth.debian.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/pkg-go-maintainers