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Debian’s production process and infrastructure

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Speaker(s) :Lucas Nussbaum
Nature :Meeting
Date :Thursday 3 July 2008
Schedule :14h45
Duration :45 minutes
Language :Français
Place :RT/TD5 - IUT
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Debian is one of the oldest and largest GNU/Linux distributions, ans also one of the biggest communautary projects. Lucas Nussbaum will try and explain how it’s possible to lead 1000 volunteers in releasing on a "periodic" way a new version, keeping with the quality goals of Debian. In particular, he will secribe the different process and the infrastructure setup by the project.

Debian is one of the oldest GNU/Linux distributions, praised, among other aspects, for its packaging system. The Debian project is composed entirely of volunteers working towards a quality multi-platform distribution.

Lucas Nussbaum is a PhD student in computer science and a senior contributor to Debian, where he takes part to the Quality Assurance efforts.

For the slides (in french), see :

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Processus et Infrastructure de Fabrication de Debian
Présentation de Lucas Nussbaum

See also Lucas’ other presentation : Why and how to make a first contribution to Debian