FOSDEM '10 is a free and non-commercial event organized by the community, for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet. No registration necessary.

Thomas Koch
Day Sunday
Room H.1302
Start time 12:15
End time 13:00
Duration 00:45
Event type Podium
Track Distributions
Language English
Cross distro packaging with (top)git

The talk presents and discusses a workflow for Debian packages using GIT. The workflow aims to be appliable also to other distributions and should even allow easy sharing of packaging work done for different distributions.

Additional tools and concepts to be discussed include:

  • topgit, a patch tracking solution on top of git
  • git-buildpackage, a helper to automate some packaging steps
  • Debian Source Format Version 3 with quilt