Category: packaging

  • Retiring as a Debian developer

    This is a repost and update of my retirement letter sent privately to Debian last month, July 10, 2016. At that time I received many notes of appreciation and good wishes which I treasure. Now, I’d like to say goodbye to the broader Debian community and, as well, indicate which of the cleanup items have […]

  • Eleventh hour upload of tuxpaint

    I have just made an eleventh hour upload of tuxpaint, tuxpaint-config and tuxpaint-stamps. With luck, this will make it in time for the Nov. 5 Jessie freeze deadline so it goes in as an unassisted migration. Coming soon to a mirror near you!

  • Taskwarrior new blog, getting involved

    The Taskwarrior Team has just started a blog, kicking it off with a series of articles about development of Taskwarrior itself. Go, team! Almost from the moment I started using Taskwarrior (thanks to Jakub WIlk for an excellent job maintaining this) I knew I had finally found the todo system that I could love. Right […]

  • Plumbing the depths of cdbs

    On #debian-games we were discussing today how opaque cdbs is for those who aren’t intimately acquainted with its inner workings. I want to be able to easily see, at least at the level of detail visible in a purely debhelper-based rules file, what’s going on inside just by running make itself, e.g. debian/rules -p | […]