My Open Source Contributions Week in Review, Debian sponsor needed!

It has been a busy week! My significant accomplishment this week is the packaging of squashfuse for Debian. This is required for libappimage, which is next on my to-do list. I have uploaded it to mentors here: https://mentors.debian.net/package/squashfuse I do have a mentor/sponsor, but under the KDE umbrella ( Thank …

KDE: Debian: *ubuntu snappy: Reproducible builds, Randa! and much more…

Debian: I am very late on post due to travel, Flu, jetlag sorry! choqok: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=825322 For this I was able to come up with a patch for kconfig_compiler to encode generated files to utf-8. Review request is here: https://git.reviewboard.kde.org/r/128102/ This has been approved and I will be pushing it as …

Debian: KDE: Reproducible Builds week 3, Randa Platforms Equals Busy times!

Debian: I am a smidgen late on post due to travel, sorry! choqok: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=825322 For this I was able to come up with a patch for kconfig_compiler to encode generated files to utf-8. Review request is here: https://git.reviewboard.kde.org/r/128102/ This has been approved and I will be pushing it as soon …

Debian: Reproducible builds Week 2

This was a holiday week for me, so my time was rather crammed into a short space. I still managed to make progress though. kapptemplate: https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=363448 I was given the green light to push this upstream. So this will eventually trickle down and all will benefit, not just debian. I …

Debian: Outreachy, Debian Reproducible builds Week 1 Progress Report

It has been an exciting first week of my internship. I was able to produce a few patches, and submitted upstream, as well as into debian packaging. I am hopeful they will get accepted, preferably upstream so all can benefit! kapptemplate: https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=363448 https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=825122 choqok: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=825322 However, after speaking with Lisandro …

Kubuntu: Debian: KDE: Outreachy! Yay! Upcoming changes

I was approved to participate in Outreachy! https://www.gnome.org/outreachy/ I will be working on the Debian reproducible builds. https://wiki.debian.org/ReproducibleBuilds Some of you in the Debian community might know me from working with the debian-qt-kde team as we (Kubuntu) collaborated in packaging for some time. Will this affect my current volunteer work …