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Welcome to mentors.debian.net

Only approved members of the Debian project (Debian Developers) are granted the permission to upload software packages into the Debian distribution. Still a large number of packages is maintained by non-official developers. How do they get their work into Debian when they are not allowed to upload their own packages directly? By means of a process called sponsorship. Sponsorship means that a Debian Developer uploads the package on behalf of the actual maintainer. The Debian Developer will also check the package for technical correctness and help the maintainer to improve the package if necessary. Therefore the sponsor is sometimes also called a mentor.

Note, not only Debian Developer are allowed to review packages. Everyone is encouraged to review packages! We appreciate your efforts as well.

Getting your package into Debian

See our introductory page for maintainers and learn how to use mentors.debian.net and get your packages into Debian. Furthermore see our introductory page on sponsorship to learn how to get in touch with a sponsor.

If you are curious about Debexpo, the software which is running this site, you can read more about Debexpo on the Debian Wiki.

Recently uploaded packages

Today

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
sqlitecpp examples for sqlitecpp 3.1.1+git20211006.beb2b29-1 (unstable) Lu YaNing Yes No
simple-image-filter Image processing software 1.1.0+20211020.7d385d1-1 (unstable) Lu YaNing Yes No
glm documentation for the OpenGL Mathematics (GLM) library 0.9.9.8+ds-2 (unstable) Leandro Cunha Yes Yes
fpart sort file trees and pack them into bags 1.4.0-1 (unstable) martymac Yes Yes

Some days ago

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
dynarmic ARM dynamic recompiler - development 5+git20211012.cce7e4e+ds-1 (unstable) Andrea Pappacoda Yes No
vixl ARMv8 Runtime Code Generation Library - develop 5.1.0-1 (unstable) Andrea Pappacoda Yes No
stardict International dictionary lookup program - stardict.png icons 3.0.7+git20210701.96b96d8+dfsg3-1 (unstable) xiao sheng wen(肖盛文) Yes Yes
recastnavigation Software implementation of Recast Navigation (shared library) 1.5.1+git20210215-e75adf8-1 (unstable) Bret Curtis Yes No
cubeb cross platform audio library - development files 0.0~git20210801.6ce9596+ds-1 (UNRELEASED)
0.0~git20211015.d512bfa+ds-1 (unstable)
Andrea Pappacoda Yes No
workflow Parallel computing and asynchronous web server engine 0.9.8-1 (unstable) Lin Qigang Yes No
sfxr-qt sound effect generator, QtQuick port of sfxr 1.3.0+git20210422-2 (unstable) Gürkan Myczko Yes Yes

Older packages

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
pyupgrade Tool to automatically upgrade Python 3 syntax for newer versions 2.24.0-1 (unstable) Joshua Peisach Yes No
upnp-router-control UPnP compliant router manager 0.3.1-1 (unstable) Daniele Napolitano Yes Yes
libmobi Tools for handling Mobipocket/Kindle ebook format documents 0.8-1 (unstable) Bartek Fabiszewski Yes No
bung Database, file, router and switch backup to file system for one or many devices 3.1.1-1 (UNRELEASED) Charles Atkinson Yes No
binutils-sh-elf GNU binary utilities for embedded SuperH devices 1 (unstable) John Scott Yes No
apfsprogs Experimental APFS tools for Linux 0+git20210928-1 (unstable) Gürkan Myczko Yes No
xsp ASP.NET backend for FastCGI webservers - default version 4.7.1-1 (unstable) Timotheus Pokorra Yes Yes
distorm3 powerful disassembler library for x86/AMD64 binary streams (Python3 bindings) 3.5.2b-1 (unstable)
3.5.2b-1 (experimental)
Lin Qigang Yes Yes
golang-github-bytedance-gopkg Universal Utilities for Go (library) 0.0~git20210910.e4efae9-1 (unstable) Yanhao Mo Yes No
python-patch-ng Patch NG (New Generation) 1.17.4-1 (unstable) Joshua Peisach Yes No
ceres-solver documentation for ceres-solver 2.0.0-1 (unstable)
2.0.0-1 (experimental)
Francois Mazen Yes Yes
cppimport cppimport - Import C++ directly from Python! (Python 3) 21.3.7-1 (unstable) Joshua Peisach Yes No
binutils-m68hc1x GNU binary utilities for Motorola's 68HC11/12 targets 1:3.0.1 (unstable) Vincent Smeets Yes Yes
cpp-httplib C++ HTTP/HTTPS server and client library - development files 0.9.4+ds-1 (UNRELEASED)
0.9.5+ds-1 (unstable)
Andrea Pappacoda Yes No
smplayer Complete front-end for MPlayer and mpv 21.8.0-1 (unstable) Mateusz Łukasik Yes Yes
hed A command-line tool to easily manage you hosts file. 0.1.4-1 (UNRELEASED) Arjen Wiersma Yes No
newlib C library and math library for embedded systems (source) 3.3.0-1.2 (unstable) John Scott Yes Yes