Workshop: Packaging for Debian using Git

Date and Time: 
6 November, 2010 - 14:15 - 16:00

Debian is a GNU/Linux distribution with the goal of being the Universal Operating System. The Debian packaging system is industrial grade and widespread. Git is a distributed version control system (DVCS), originally developed for tracking the Linux kernel. It is designed to be fast, among other features. Using a VCS for Debian packaging makes much sense.

It is a good to keep track of the packaging work, patches, and to test experimental stuff. This workshop will give quick introductions to both Debian packaging and Git. Focus will then be on packaging something, either a test/hello world package, move an existing Debian package to Git or start packaging a program for Debian.

Please note that to get the most out of this workshop you need to bring with you a computer with some debian derivate installed.

Room 4
Free Software