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1. Gentoo Projects

This page is meant to give an overview of all gentoo projects

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toplevel lead(s) members description
Apache CHTEKK, phreak Hollow The Apache herd maintains the Apache httpd server, an eclass to use the Apache build infrastructure, and many of it's modules.
base azarah, vapier GMSoft, Kumba, dholm, dostrow, fmccor, kingtaco, pebenito, tgall, tsunam The Base System Project provides an umbrella project for keeping the system tools, libraries, compilers and layout consistent for all the various architectures under Gentoo Linux.
bugday welp christel, deathwing00, diox, gurligebis, jakub, spb Gentoo Bugday is an event hosted every first saturday of a month where devs and users get together to try and fix the most bugs during the day.
Council amne, betelgeuse, dberkholz, flameeyes, lu_zero, uberlord, vapier The elected Gentoo Council decides on global issues and policies that affect multiple projects in Gentoo.
desktop dberkholz The desktop project handles all desktop-related issues of the Gentoo distribution, including science.
devrel musikc betelgeuse, calchan, christel, diox, dostrow, fmccor, fox2mike, hparker, marineam, phreak, vapier The developer relations Project is an effort to recruit, train, and manage developers for Gentoo's development structure.
documentation neysx JoseJX, cam, flammie, fox2mike, grahl, jkt, nightmorph, rane, swift, vanquirius, vapier, yoswink The Gentoo Documentation Project is devoted to the creation and maintenance of complete and concise documentation for the Gentoo Project.
eselect fox2mike, kugelfang This page contains information about eselect, Gentoo's modular administration and configuration framework.
Forums amne, kallamej Deathwing00, Earthwings, Maedhros, NeddySeagoon, codergeek42, curtis119, desultory, ian, jmbsvicetto, kernelsensei, klieber, mark_alec, nixnut, pilla, pjp, think4urs11, tomk The Gentoo Forums are a source of support for the Gentoo user community. It allows users to post support questions that can be answered by developers and other users alike.
Gentoo Programming Resources george dcoutts Gentoo Specific Support for Programming Environments.
gentoo-alt drizzt Provide Gentoo-way solutions for non-GNU/Linux platforms.
hardened Battousai, kang, kevquinn, pappy, pebenito, phreak, solar Hardened Gentoo brings advanced security measures to Gentoo Linux.
infrastructure ramereth, robbat2, kingtaco curtis119, fox2mike, jforman, jrinkovs, kengland, klieber, lcars, markm, neysx, peitolm, pylon, solar, tomk The infrastructure project describes the infrastructure that Gentoo uses, how the infrastructure is administrated, who is in charge of what infrastructure and more infrastructure-related items.
Java betelgeuse ali_bush, caster, fordfrog, karltk, nelchael, nichoj, wltjr The Java Project handles all Gentoo-related Java things.
kernel dsd chainsaw, dang, gmsoft, gregkh, joker, kumba, marineam, phreak, r3pek, spock, swift The Gentoo Kernel project has the goal of bringing a stable and consistent kernel feature set across all architectures supported by Gentoo Linux
Lisp joslwah hkBst The Gentoo Lisp Project handles Lisp related packages in the Gentoo package tree.
metastructure pauldv The metastructure toplevel project is concerned with the management structure of gentoo
Perl cab, ian, yuval The Perl Maintenance Project handles all Gentoo-related Perl things.
PHP CHTEKK anant, beandog, jakub, tomk, voxus The Gentoo PHP Team is responsible for delivering high-quality support for the PHP programming language for Gentoo Linux.
Portage genone solar, vapier, zmedico The Portage Development Project is devoted to maintaining and updating Portages core functionality and utilities.
pr christel dberkholz, diox, klieber, musikc, wolf31o2 The Public Relations Team improves Gentoo's visibility towards the rest of the world.
Python dev-zero, hawking, lucass, marienz, pythonhead The Python project maintains ebuilds for the Python language itself and a lot of other packages using it.
qa spb christel, peper, seemant, solar, swegener, tove, tsunam, vapier, wolf31o2 The Quality Assurance Project provides an umbrella project for keeping Gentoo's portage tree in a consistent state across all the architectures. This means that syntax, dependencies (both compile-time and run-time), file sizes, changelog and metadata entries are all kept up to date and as accurate as possible.
releng wolf31o2 agaffney, dertobi123, dostrow, jforman, nightmorph, phreak, pylon, ranger, rocket The official project focused on coordinating and improving the creation of official releases of Gentoo Linux.
Scientific Gentoo george bicatali, dberkholz, kugelfang, markusle, nerdboy, pbienst, phosphan, ribosome Science related stuff in Gentoo
Scire codeman, agaffney blackace, eldad, mdisney, wolf31o2 The Scire project aims to create a simple interface for installing, configuring, updating, and managing mass numbers of client machines.
security Falco, vorlon, taviso aetius, dercorny, formula7, hlieberman, jaervosz, klieber, lcars, py, shellsage, solar, vapier The Gentoo Linux Security Project ensures that all vulnerabilities in software provided by Gentoo Portage tree are found and fixed in a timely manner.
userrel christel, tsunam Stuart, beandog, curtis119, diox, dsd, genstef, hparker, jmbsvicetto, jokey, marienz, mark_alec The Gentoo User Relations Subproject offers a point of contact between the development and user communities.
VPS CHTEKK, Hollow, phreak The Gentoo Virtual Private Server project maintains all VPS related packages.
Web-apps rl03 anant, beandog, dju, jmglov, robbat2, trapni, wrobel The web-apps team maintains web applications, an eclass to facilitate writing ebuilds for these packages, and the webapp-config tool.


Updated May 23, 2005

Summary: This is an overview of all current gentoo projects

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