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From: Raúl Sánchez Siles <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Date: 08-jun-2008 0:32
Subject: Re: [Newbie] Trying to solve bug #484855 as a test case
To: Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
2008/6/7, Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> <newbie warning>
> Let's supose I want to fix a bug. I'll take #484855  as an example, as I
> filled it myself (I am _not_ saying I will fix it, that would be
> what I want is to start learning the steps to become useful round here :-) )
> I do not know the steps neede to do this, but I imagine something like:
> * Download the src package
This is OK at first glance, but I suggest installing subversion,
devscripts and do a debcheckout of the package. Check debcheckout man
for more info.
> * As this is a depend bug, I need to change the ¿control?  file of the
> package to add the correct depends.
> * Re make the package and send it to a sponsor (I am not a DD as you may all
> have already guessed :-) )
Better than this, do the changes on you debian dir WC, build and
then send the patch (svn diff) to this list for example.
> * Iterate on the sponsor's reply
> * Have the bug fixed, and some fun too :-)
Someone will accept the patch and apply it to the Debian pkg-kde svn repo.
> Comments, ideas, RTFMs with proper urls welcomed :-D
>  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=484855
>  I know very little about packaging, but I can ask Marga
Manterola for some
> howtos and/or doc. Of course, if you can and will, you can provide me with
> that too.
> </newbie warning>
> Regards, Lisandro.
> Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer
I see you are quite interested in helping. This is very good ;) Go
on like that ;)