Category Archives: Debian GSoC 2009

Week 14: APT 0.8.0 in unstable

Sorry, I am (very) late for this week now, but I played a bit dead man the last few days by having a bad cold… Anyway, the week was used to kick the transition forward, testing a lot and fixing … Continue reading

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Week 13: Test it like its hot

GSoC comes to an end in a short while so the last week was reserved for testing APT in all its glory. Not much to say about it beside that I wrote a lot of shellscripts to build packages, build … Continue reading

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Week 12: Happy birthday debian!

From time to time I am asked why I do such a boring thing as working on a many years old application, dealing with code and bugs from the last decade, an even more boring commandline only application and finally … Continue reading

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Week 10: Do it in order!

Jepp, I am late but working against a week of backlog is hard 😉 I intended to publish this post even before my leave but some unexpected requests blocked that, so the long-awaited post for the week before i left… … Continue reading

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Week 9: Testing stuff

Last week was relatively short. I had to pass an exam on Friday in Net Centric Systems, our bachelor practice asks for a lot of attention (still writing documentation and now even a bit of JSP) and last not least … Continue reading

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Week 8: Midterm

GSoC Half-time for me (and all the others). Good time to look a bit back and forward. I tried that in the evaluation we were required to fill with some interesting and some strange questions. I failed to make a … Continue reading

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Week 7: Grow, MMap, Grow!

If you hear the word: “Dynamic” what do you thing? APT includes a DynamicMMap to build his package cache. If the user added enough sourcelist entries the user saw the DynamicMMap in full action: It was so dynamic that it … Continue reading

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