Greg DeKoenigsberg Speaks

OLPC Infrastructure Gang needs you!

Posted in Uncategorized by Greg DeKoenigsberg on September 16, 2008

Hello Fedorans.

As many of you may know, the OLPC project is trying to build a community organization that is similar in duties and scope to the Fedora infrastructure team. One of the biggest things they need right now: a buildmaster.

OLPC builds a lot of packages. They are looking to set up and maintain an infrastructure that will allow them to meet their own unique packaging needs. They need a volunteer with a strong understanding of the Fedora packaging process — one who either understands koji now, or can learn to understand it in fairly short order. :)

This is an ideal opportunity for a Fedora community member with some chops to become one of the most important people in the OLPC universe. Remember: by the end of this year, there will be a *million* XOs out there, the very large majority of which will be running a Fedora derivative.

This is the awesome thing about participating in open source development communities: this is an opportunity that you just can’t buy. If you’re interested, drop me a line (gdk at you know where) and I can put you in touch with the infrastructure gang at OLPC.

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