My Free Software Activities in March 2018

Welcome to gambaru.de. Here is my monthly report that covers what I have been doing for Debian. If you’re interested in Java, Games and LTS topics, this might be interesting for you.

Debian Games I could close a KDE specific startup bug in ace-of-penguins (#883707) thanks to the help of Esa Peuha. New upstream releases this month: springlobby, trackballs and freeciv. Bug fixes and package updates: foobillardplus (#892338, #889523), tuxpuck (#892349), micropolis-activity (RC #891338, #870761), beneath-a-steel-sky. I sponsored an NMU . . . → Weiterlesen: My Free Software Activities in March 2018

My Free Software Activities in February 2018

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Debian Games Last month I wrote about „The state of Debian Games“ and I was pleasantly surprised that someone apparently read my post and offered some help with saving endangered games. Well, I don’t know how it will turn out but at least it is encouraging to see . . . → Weiterlesen: My Free Software Activities in February 2018

My Free Software Activities in January 2018

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Debian Games The state of Debian Games: We have created a new games-team group at salsa.debian.org. If you are interested in maintaining games or related projects then we’re looking forward to see you there. A couple of Gnome related games are at risk of being removed from Debian. . . . → Weiterlesen: My Free Software Activities in January 2018

My Free Software Activities in December 2017

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Debian Games I spent some time in December 2017 to revive Hex-a-Hop, a nice (and somehow cute) logic game, which eventually closed seven bugs. Unfortunately this game was not well maintained but it should be up-to-date again now. I released a new version of debian-games, a collection of . . . → Weiterlesen: My Free Software Activities in December 2017

My Free Software Activities in November 2017

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Debian Games New upstream versions this month: bzflag and pygame-sdl2. I investigated a serious issue reported against widelands. (#880990) It turned out that SDL2 was temporarily broken in testing and made the game unusable. I fixed two RC bugs in atomix (#882004) and asc (#881998). The bug fix . . . → Weiterlesen: My Free Software Activities in November 2017

My Free Software Activities in October 2017

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Debian Games I packaged a new upstream version of springlobby. There is even a more recent one now but I discovered that it would fail to build from source. I reported the issue and now I am waiting for another release. These packages were also updated: bullet, tuxfootball . . . → Weiterlesen: My Free Software Activities in October 2017

My Free Software Activities in September 2017

Welcome to gambaru.de. Here is my monthly report that covers what I have been doing for Debian. If you’re interested in Java, Games and LTS topics, this might be interesting for you.

Debian Games I sponsored a new release of hexalate for Unit193 and icebreaker for Andreas Gnau. The latter is a reintroduction. New upstream releases this month: freeorion and hyperrogue. I backported freeciv and freeorion to Stretch. Debian Java New upstream releases and one update: sweethome3d, sweethome3d-furniture, sweethome3d-furniture-editor, sweethome3d-textures-editor . . . → Weiterlesen: My Free Software Activities in September 2017

My Free Software Activities in August 2017

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DebConf 17 in Montreal

I traveled to DebConf 17 in Montreal/Canada. I arrived on 04. August and met a lot of different people which I only knew by name so far. I think this is definitely one of the best aspects of real life meetings, putting names to . . . → Weiterlesen: My Free Software Activities in August 2017

My Free Software Activities in July 2017

Welcome to gambaru.de. Here is my monthly report that covers what I have been doing for Debian. If you’re interested in Java, Games and LTS topics, this might be interesting for you.

Debian Games I backported freeciv, freeorion and minetest to stretch-backports. The bug fix (#866378) for 3dchess also landed in Stretch and Jessie. I sponsored Lugaru for Vincent Prat and Martin Erik Werner, a really cool 3D fighting game featuring a rabbit. The game is dfsg-free now and will . . . → Weiterlesen: My Free Software Activities in July 2017

My Free Software Activities in June 2017

Welcome to gambaru.de. Here is my monthly report that covers what I have been doing for Debian. If you’re interested in Java, Games and LTS topics, this might be interesting for you.

Debian Games This month eventually saw the release of Debian 9 „Stretch“ (yeah). Time to move some packages from experimental to unstable and package new upstream versions. New releases in June: minetest, pygame-sdl2, renpy, fifechan, hitori, blockattack, gtkatlantic Now in unstable: springlobby, freeciv, bzflag, freeorion, megaglest, megaglest-data, torcs . . . → Weiterlesen: My Free Software Activities in June 2017