Ubuntu Development Primer
Are you a developer? Do you want to help fix Ubuntu? Have you monkey patched your python packages to oblivion? Is your apache 10 security revisions behind because you've created a custom build? Do you rely on out of archive packages for bug fixes? This is the talk for you. We’ll cover the the basics of Ubuntu Development including:
- How to interact with Launchpad.
- Getting sources
- Debian packaging basics
- Ubuntu Development and Build tooling
- Patch submission and sponsorship
- Ubuntu Kernel process
By the end you will have the knowledge necessary to submit your fixes back to the community.