Debian packaging hackathon
Submitted by pravi (@pravi) on Monday, 19 February 2018
Technical level: Advanced
Sit together in a room hacking on debian, packaging software not yet available in debian repositories.
- You should be familiar with command line already or attended https://coepfossmeet.talkfunnel.com/2018/2-shell-programming-workshop
- You should know git already or attended https://coepfossmeet.talkfunnel.com/2018/7-exploring-git-from-inside-out-workshop
- You should know how to create .deb files (There will be workshops to teach you this before the hackathon)
I’m a Debian Developer maintaining over 690 packages in debian (mainly nodejs and ruby libraries required for gitlab and diaspora). I’m part of many teams maintaining Free Software based communication and collaboration services like poddery.com, diasp.in and git.fosscommunity.in. I mentor students to start contributing to Free Software. I’m an advocate of civil liberties, and focus on regaining civil liberties like privacy in digital era (Founding member of Indian Pirates http://pirates.org.in).