Ubuntu Development Primer

Audience:
Topic:

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.

Room:
Ballroom A
Time:
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 13:30 to 14:30