My Free Software Activities in February 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.

We have reached the end of Stretch’s development cycle, a phase called full freeze. That means packages may only migrate to Testing aka Stretch after approval by the release team. Changes must be minimal and only address important or release critical bugs. This is usually the time when . . . → Weiterlesen: My Free Software Activities in February 2017

My Free Software Activities in January 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 In January 2017 we had the last chance to get new upstream releases into the next stable release of Debian 9 aka Stretch. Hence I packaged new versions of pygame-sdl2, renpy, fife, unknown-horizons, redeclipse and redeclipse-data and also backported Red Eclipse to Jessie. I uploaded fifechan . . . → Weiterlesen: My Free Software Activities in January 2017

My Free Software Activities in December 2016

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Debian Android I sponsored a new package for Seamlik called android-platform-tools-analytics-library. Debian Games We have entered the final straight for Stretch, so I kept a close eye on new game releases and bug reports in packages which I think should be part of the next stable release. . . . → Weiterlesen: My Free Software Activities in December 2016

My Free Software Activities in November 2016

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 Android Chris Lamb was so kind to send in a patch for apktool to make the build reproducible (#845475). Although this was not enough to fix the issue it set me on the right path to eventually resolve bug number 845475. Debian Games I packaged a couple . . . → Weiterlesen: My Free Software Activities in November 2016

My Free Software Activities in October 2016

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

Debian Android I sponsored and reviewed android-platform-external-libunwind and android-platform-frameworks-base for Kai-Chung. Two more packages, android-framework-23 and android-platform-tools-swt, are currently waiting in the NEW queue and hopefully they become available soon. Kai-Chung also became Debian Maintainer this month and I granted him upload permissions for android-platform-tools-base for a . . . → Weiterlesen: My Free Software Activities in October 2016

My Free Software Activities in September 2016

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

Debian Android I sponsored a new upstream release of android-platform-tools-base prepared by Kai-Chung Yan and Chirayu Desai. Debian Games I packaged a new upstream release of hyperrogue, a rogue-like game settled in a non-euclidian world, fixing one RC bug (#811991). I uploaded two more revisions later that . . . → Weiterlesen: My Free Software Activities in September 2016

My Free Software Activities in August 2016

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

Debian Android This was the final month of the Google Summer of Code and the students achieved the main goal of packaging the Android SDK. It is now possible to build Android apps on Debian with packages only from the main distribution (apt install android-sdk). Chirayu Desai . . . → Weiterlesen: My Free Software Activities in August 2016

My Free Software Activities in July 2016

Welcome to gambaru.de. Here is my monthly report that covers what I have been doing for Debian.

Debian Android I improved apktool’s wrapper script and replaced 1.apk with a symlink to the already existing framework-res.apk file. (#827646) For Kai-Chung I sponsored new upstream releases of android-platform-external-jsilver, android-platform-frameworks-data-binding and android-platform-libcore. I fixed two FTBFS bugs in android-platform-tools-base which were caused by a new upstream version of libhttpcore-java and a behavioral change in Gradle. I packaged a new upstream release of libsmali-java. . . . → Weiterlesen: My Free Software Activities in July 2016

My Free Software Activities in June 2016

My monthly report covers what I have been doing for Debian. I write it for Debian’s Long Term Support sponsors but also for the wider free software community in the hope that it might inspire people to get more involved with Debian or free software in general.

Debian Android We (the Android Tools Maintainers and our three GSoC students) started our regular IRC meetings on Thursday. I am mostly involved in answering packaging questions, reviewing package updates and uploading them . . . → Weiterlesen: My Free Software Activities in June 2016