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Gentoo Monthly Newsletter: XX Month 200X

Content:

1.  Introduction

This month in the GMN

Welcome to the Month issue of the Gentoo monthly newsletter!

As usual, you can discuss any aspect of this issue of the GMN in the corresponding forum thread. We look forward to hearing from you!

2.  Gentoo News

Trustees Meeting Summary

The Gentoo Trustees held its monthly meeting on Month XX, 200X. The items put up for discussion were:

  • Topic: stuff

Council Meeting Summary

The Gentoo Council held its monthly meeting on Month XX, 200X. The items put up for discussion were:

  • Topic: stuff.

Coming Up

  • Bugday: Looking for a way to help out Gentoo without investing a lot of time? Join us on Month XX for our monthly bugday, and help us squash some bugs.
  • Council Meeting: The Gentoo Council meets twice every month to discuss important technical issues that affect Gentoo as a whole. The next meeting is scheduled to be held on Month XX, and everyone is welcome to participate - #gentoo-council on irc.freenode.net at 2000UTC.
  • Trustees Meeting: Scheduled for Month XX.

3.  Heard in the Community

Stuff

Planet Gentoo

Journal subject: developer something foo bar baz.

Gentoo in the News

Stuff

4.  Tips and Tricks

Tip

Stuff

5.  Gentoo developer moves

Summary

Gentoo is made up of XXX active developers, of which XX are currently away. Gentoo has recruited a total of XXX developers since its inception.

Moves

The following developers recently left the Gentoo project:

Adds

The following developers recently joined the Gentoo project:

Changes

The following developers recently changed roles within the Gentoo project:

6.  Portage

Summary

This section summarizes the current state of the Portage tree.

General Statistics
Architectures XX
Categories XXX
Packages XXXXX
ebuilds XXXXX
Keyword Distribution
Architecture Stable Testing Total % Packages
alpha XXXX XXX XXX XX.XX%
amd64 XXXX XXXX XXXXX XX.XX%
arm XXXX XXX XXXX XX.XX%
hppa XXXX XXX XXXX XX.XX%
ia64 XXXX XXX XXXX XX.XX%
m68k XXX XX XXX X.XX%
mips XXXX XXX XXXX XX.XX%
ppc XXXX XXXX XXXX XX.XX%
ppc64 XXXX XXX XXXX XX.XX%
s390 XXXX XX XXXX X.XX%
sh XXXX XX XXXX XX.XX%
sparc XXXX XXXX XXXX XX.XX%
sparc-fbsd 0 XXX XXX X.XX%
x86 XXXX XXXX XXXXX XX.XX%
x86-fbsd 0 XXXX XXXX XX.XX%

Figure 6.1: Package distribution by keyword

Fig. 1: Packages by keyword

The following section lists packages that have either been moved or added to the tree. The package removals come from many locations, including the Treecleaners and various developers.

Removals:

Package: Removal date: Contact:

Additions:

Package: Addition date: Contact:

7.  Bugzilla

Statistics

The Gentoo community uses Bugzilla (bugs.gentoo.org) to record and track bugs, notifications, suggestions and other interactions with the development team. The following chart summarizes activity on Bugzilla between XX Month 200X and XX Month 200X.


Figure 7.1: Bug activity split-up

Fig. 1: Bug activity

Of the XXXXX currently open bugs: XX are labeled blocker, XXX are labeled critical, and XXX are labeled major.

Closed bug ranking

The developers and teams who have closed the most bugs during this period are as follows.

Rank Developer/Team Bug Count

Figure 7.2: Bug closed rankings

Fig. 2: Bugs closed

Assigned bug ranking

The developers and teams who have been assigned the most bugs during this period are as follows.

Rank Developer/Team Bug Count

Figure 7.3: Bugs assigned rankings

Fig. 3: Bugs assigned

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Summary: This is the XXXXth issue of the Gentoo Monthly Newsletter, for Month 200X – Month 200X.

Anant Narayanan
Editor

Joshua Saddler
Editor

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