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Gentoo Developer Handbook

Content:

  • Introduction
    This part covers aspects which apply to most areas of Gentoo development. This section is only really relevant if you are a Gentoo developer; otherwise you should skip this.
    1. Introduction
      This section outlines the purpose of the Gentoo Developer Handbook.
    2. Becoming a developer
      This section aims to explain how one can become a Gentoo developer.
    3. What you get
      This section outlines what services are available to Gentoo developers.
    4. Help for new developers
      This section provides help and instructions for new developers.
    5. Developer hierarchy
      This section outlines the hierarchy of Gentoo Developers and development.
    6. Staff member policy
      This section outlines recruitment and retirement policies for Gentoo staff members.
  • Policies
    This part covers the different policies which we expect developers to abide when committing items to CVS.
    1. Ebuild policy
      This section outlines the ebuild policy which every ebuild in Portage must follow.
    2. Etiquette policy
      This section outlines the etiquette policy for Gentoo developers.

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Page updated December 7, 2011

Summary: This is the Gentoo Developer Handbook, a continuing effort to centralize development policies across Gentoo and to also outline Gentoo's development systems and procedures.

Sven Vermeulen
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Seemant Kulleen
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Shyam Mani
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Karl Trygve Kalleberg
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Mike Frysinger
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Alastair Tse
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Paul De Vrieze
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Nicholas D. Wolfwood
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Marius Mauch
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Daniel Black
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Wernfried Haas
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Chrissy Fullam
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Ɓukasz Damentko
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Daniel Robbins (Retired)
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Markos Chandras
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John P. Davis (Retired)
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Tim Yamin (Retired)
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Jorge Paulo (Retired)
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Zack Gilburd (Retired)
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Benny Chuang (Retired)
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Erwin (Retired)
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Jon Portnoy (Retired)
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Carl Anderson (Retired)
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Donny Davies (Retired)
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Peter Gavin (Retired)
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Dan Armak (Retired)
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Owen Stampflee
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Ciaran McCreesh (Retired)
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