Created attachment 529081 [details]
Updated specfile for sysusage 4.0
Description of problem:
The current version of SysUsage (v2.10) packaged for Fedora is two major releases out of date. v3.x and v4.0 both include significant feature additions as well as many bugfixes.
I've rebuilt the SysUsage RPM against current upstream sources. This required some modifications to the specfile.
The resulting RPM has been tested on F14, but I see no reason why it wouldn't work on something newer.
Can we get an updated package into Fedora? Even if we don't push it as an update for F14-F16, can we at least get it into F17?
I don't have time to take care of this. Would you like to maintain this package?
Okay, I can take it over, but I'm not set up to be an Official Fedora Developer(tm). I'll set that up tonight.
If I understand correctly, I need a sponsor to be able to be able to take this package (or any other package) over. Would you be willing to do that for me?
Otherwise I'm set up as a Fedora developer (username 'pizza') and all of the instructions seem to be geared towards submitting a brand-new package for review etc, rather than this particular case.
can you post a link to your revised spec and SRPM in this ticket? I can then take a look at it with a view to sponsoring you. As a sponsor I'm free to sponsor whoever I like as long as I'm comfortable that they understand the Fedora packaging guidelines. That I can do by reviewing your revised package, and you could also take a look at a few other packages from the review queue and do unofficial reviews of them, which I could then take a look at to see if I agree with you :-) Once sponsored, you'd be free to take up co-maintainership of this or any other package.
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