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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]>


  Hello:
 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 [0] as an example, as I
 >  filled it myself (I am _not_ saying I will fix it, that would be
awesome, but
 >  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? [1] 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
 >
 >  [0] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=484855
 >  [1] 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
 >  http://perezmeyer.com.ar/
 >
 >


  I see you are quite interested in helping. This is very good ;) Go
 on like that ;)

  Regards,


  Raúl

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