Catégorie: Debian

Report from the BSP in Paris

Mars 2nd, 2012
From February 17 to 19th 2012, between 10 to 30 hackers met at IRILL's offices to squash as many bugs as possible for the Wheezy release. Besides about 42 pizzas, more than one hundred bugs (104 to be precise) have been fixed. Among them, 18 of them… suite »

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 bro… 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). Thi… 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 cha… 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 D… suite »