Project:Perl

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Perl
Description We maintain everything perlish in gentoo
Email perl@gentoo.org
IRC Channel #gentoo-perl
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Parent Project Gentoo Linux
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Tags perl, programming languages
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Herds

The Gentoo Perl Project maintains the following herds:

Herd Members Description
perl axs, civil, dilfridge, zlogene, titanofold Perl-related packages


Recruitment

We are currently looking for users interested in helping the project with these jobs:
TitleDescriptionRequirementsContact
Perl core maintainerPerl core package maintainer to help out with the core perl packages (dev-lang/perl and sys-devel/libperl). Revision bumping, handling security bugs, patching packages to play nice with Gentoo, following upstream to handle changes and updates in a timely manner.Experience with perl on Linux, ideally Gentoo. Knowledge of C and perl. Experience with patching software.perl@gentoo.org
Perl package maintainerGeneral perl package maintainer to help out with managing the herd. Revision bumping, bug filing/fixing, stabilizing, updating ebuilds per eclass or syntax changes, etc.Experience with Perl on Linux, ideally Gentoo.perl@gentoo.org

While we're happy if you help out e.g. on bugzilla or the perl overlay at first, we appreciate much if you sign up as a full Gentoo developer as soon as you can. Experience with non-perl ebuilds is helpful for that, too. Please see the devmanual page on becoming a developer for more details.

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