Re: Fwd: Report: Debian Packaging Workshop at COEP
On Mon, Jan 09, 2017 at 10:57:31AM +0530, Pirate Praveen wrote:
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> Subject: Report: Debian Packaging Workshop at COEP
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> Date: Sun, 8 Jan 2017 19:32:47 +0530
> From: Abhijit A. M. <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Dear Debianers,
> A Debian Packaging workshop was organized by Dept. of Computer Engg. and
> I.T. at College of Engineering Pune (COEP) and COEP's Free Software
> Users Group (COFSUG) on 2-8 Jan 2016.
> Praveen A, Debian Developer and Sruthi Chandran, Debian Maintainer were
> the main instructors for the workshop. Abhijit A. M., faculty at COEP,
> was the coordinator.
> A total of 32 students from the department of Computer Engineering and
> I.T. participated in the workshop. We had total 2*7 total sessions on 7
> continuous days. This was perhaps for the first time that a Debian
> Packaging workshop was conducted for this long interval in India.
> The workshop was also addressed voluntarily by Raju Vindane, an intern
> with Hamara Linux, Krishnakant Mane and Abhijith Balan from the GNUkhata
> The students were introduced with basics of packaging like lxc
> container, npm2deb, build system, dpkg-buildpackage, lintian, changing
> the files in debian/ folder (copyright, rules, changelog, copyright,
> etc.), sbuild, Debian processes, debian mailing lists, in the first
> three days.
Nice to see that the introduction includes Debian mailing lists.
Communicating with others of the "tribe" is essential for the "tribe".
That we haven't yet seen the students on this ML, email@example.com.
reminds me that I took me a long time before subscribing here.
So it will be a surprise when I meet a member of the class of 2017.
I'm looking forward to it.
> As a learning exercise the students did packaging of Nodejs
> packages deep-eql, pretty-hrline and prase-glob which were
> already packaged.
> After that the students voluntarily took up the packaging of different
> nodejs related packages. A total of 32 packages were packaged by
> students. As on Sunday, 8th Jan 2017, 12 packages were actually
> uploaded to the NEW queue of Debian system.
> Some of the students have expressed their interests in packaging key and
> important software like gitlab, diaspora and GNUkhata in future. Some
> have expressed their desire to continue packaging the nodejs packages.
Nice, very nice.
> The list of packages done during the workshop:
> *Package* : *Packager Name*
> Is-generator-fn : Aarti Kashyap
> node-uglifycss : Abhijit A.M.
> md5-o-matic : Abhishek Kuvalekar
> node-plur : Abhishek Lolage
> asynckit : Aditya Neralkar
> node-console-control-strings : Ajinkya Chavan
> node-hoek : Akash Sarda
> Node-pkgconf : Akshay Kemekar
> node-json-schema : Amarpreet Arora
> common-path-prefix : Ameya Apte
> node-is-ob : Gaurav Juvekar
> node-buf-compare : Nikhil Gawande
> node-single-line-log-1.1.2 : Nupur Malpani
> node-cli-boxes : Pradnya Hulle
> clean-yaml-object : Prathamesh Mane
> node-arrify : Ravi Purne
> imurmurhash : Roshan
I did see more then one ITP from Roshan
> stringstream : Rushikesh Bhadane
> node-assert-plus : Saurabh Agrawal
> is-retry-allowed : Saurabh Agrawal
> node-fn-name : Shirish Togarla
> node-ci-info : Siddhesh Rane
> node-call-signature : Sudhanshu Allurwar
> node-binary-extensions : Sumedh Pendurkar
> node-aproba-1.0.4 : Tushar Agey
> node-xdg-basedir : Vinay Desai
> Ansi-align : Yashashree Kolhe
> tweetnacl : Yashashree Kolhe
> has-unicode : Yogiraj Kulkarni
> node-caller : Yogiraj Kulkarni
> node-require-inject : Yogiraj Kulkarni
> The workshop is documented on the Loomio (www.loomio.org) page at 
> and  and also on COEP Moodle , and being updated on COEP wiki also
> . Photos are available on Loomio page .
> Abhijit A M
>  http://www.coep.org.in
>  https://www.loomio.org/d/LTpSdMuX/debian-packaging-pre-requisites
Which starts with
On previous packaging workshops, we had to spent a lot of time
troubleshooting issues when people used older versions of Ubuntu which
had older version of dh-make, gem2deb, npm2deb etc. So we thought of
clearly mentioning the pre requisites so we can use the available time
That is soo familiar,
thanks for the text after
You MUST have a debian unstable system (physical, virtual machine or a container)
>  https://www.loomio.org/d/grVdcCx8/debian-packaging-workshop-at-coep-jan-2017
>  http://moodle.coep.org.in/moodle/course/view.php?id=428#section-0
>  http://foss.coep.org.in/coepwiki/index.php/Debian_Packaging_workshop_2nd_Jan_to_8th_Jan_2017
>  http://co.fsug.in
It is up to us, the Debian community, to accept new members, to blend them in.
Leven en laten leven