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Re: Interested to be in for Outreachy 2017, Round15

Hello Vagrant,

Well, it doesn't matter to me as long as they are contributing to Debian after all. It is also a great opportunity to check whether there are compatibility issues on the build toolchains in other distros.

Vagrant Cascadian 於 2017年09月11日 02:04 寫道:
> On 2017-09-10, 殷啟聰 | Kai-Chung Yan wrote:
>> You asked about whether you should switch to Debian only. Based on my
>> experience, you can keep using any Debian derivatives you like since
>> the build toolchains are almost the same, but you do need to clearly
>> understand the differences between these distros. For example, release
>> names like "Stretch", "Buster" instead of "Artful". Using tools like
>> Docker, chroot or pbuilder also helps you a bit to test the packages.
> While I don't think it's necessary to use Debian exclusively or even
> primarily, I think it would be odd if an Outreachy or GSoC intern for
> Debian didn't use genuine Debian at all during the course of their
> internship...
> live well,
>   vagrant

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