java-package: Replacement of sun-java6

Février 29th, 2012
Back in October 2011, I blogged about the removal of the sun-java6 package from the Debian archive. Even if Openjdk 7 is just great, some corporations still need to use the non-free sun-java6 packages. For perform this task, Cédric Pineau and I brought… suite »

Rebuild of the Debian archive with clang

February 29th, 2012
Recently, I have been working on a side project for Debian. The goal was to rebuild of the Debian archive (the distribution) with clang, a new C/C++ compiler. clang is now ready to build software for production (either for C, C++ or Objective-C). This… more »

Major changes in the Debian HDF5 packages

Janvier 18th, 2012
Yesterday, I uploaded hdf5 1.8.8 in unstable. This new version, which has been available in experimental for a while, is a major step in the HDF5 packaging. For those who are using this package, besides the switch from version 1.8.6 to 1.8.8, the… suite »

Debian BSP in Paris at Mid-february

Décembre 1st, 2011
Next February, 17 to 19th, a Bug Squashing Party (BSP) is organized at IRILL offices (disclosure: I work for IRILL part time), close to Place d'Italie in Paris. The principle of a BSP is to gather Debian contributors to tackle a maximum of bugs in… suite »

Removal of sun-java6 from Debian

Octobre 25th, 2011
As said in one of my previous blog post, we, Debian, were going to remove sun-java6 packages from the archive once critical security issues would come. It was supposed to happen sooner and later and here we are. The version 29 (see the #645881 Debian… suite »