by Abhijith P.A (@bhe) on Tuesday, 26 December 2017

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Status: Confirmed
Technical level
Beginner

Abstract

Creating packages for GNU/Linux Debian is the most powerful and convenient way to distribute your software. This is also one of the contribution area where you can make Debian better. This talk is to make attendees familiar with Debian packaging before going to Hands on training. It will be a follow up to https://fossmeet-nitc.talkfunnel.com/2018/14-debian-the-project-process-and-people talk.

Outline

  • Introduction
  • Why Packaging
  • Packaging work flow
  • Upstream -> Debian package
  • Bug tags - ITP, RFP, ITA
  • Apt

Requirements

A fresh mind to learn new things

Speaker bio

  • Free Software enthusiast
  • Debian Maintainer since Sep 2016
  • Debian Contributor since Jan 2015