How to become a distribution?

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at kde.org
Thu Sep 13 00:23:45 BST 2018


On Thu, Sep 13, 2018 at 11:19 AM Nate Graham <nate at kde.org> wrote:
>
> + kde-community for greater visibility

Hi Nate,

Just wondering why you forwarded this when I responded to A. on the
same day he sent this?

Cheers,
Ben

>
>
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> Subject: How to become a distribution?
> Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2018 22:14:40 -0500
> From: A. Wilcox <awilfox at adelielinux.org>
> Organization: Adélie Linux
> To: distributions at kde.org
>
> Hello there,
>
> I'm the project lead of Adélie Linux, a musl libc-based distribution
> focused on security and reliability.  Our primary desktop environment is
> KDE.  I noticed that some distributions already have access to the
> 18.08.1 and 5.50 tarballs, while we don't.  For instance, on the
> Applications schedule[1], it states: "Minor release is tagged and made
> available to the packagers".  How does one tell KDE we're packaging your
> software and would love to be on the list of people who obtain these
> releases?
>
> I searched the Wiki for "distributions", "packagers", and "becoming an
> official distro", and read the entire archive (2016 to present) for this
> list, and found no documentation on this.  I also did a search of
> "packagers site:kde.org" on DuckDuckGo and came across this:
>
> https://www.kde.org/download/packagepolicy.php
>
> This policy makes it seem like we need to provide you with our .apks.  I
> would be more than happy to do so if that is what you require.
>
>
> Best to you and yours,
> --arw
>
>
> [1]: https://community.kde.org/Schedules/Applications/18.08_Release_Schedule
>
> --
> A. Wilcox (awilfox)
> Project Lead, Adélie Linux
> https://www.adelielinux.org
>
>


More information about the kde-community mailing list