Occasional musings and technical posts…
Happy 30th Birthday, Debian!
Today marks Debian’s thirtieth anniversary! Happy birthday, Debian, and many more to come!
Debian bookworm released!
Debian bookworm has been released! 🎉 Some highlights of the work I performed during the bookworm release cycle include: ...
A new laptop
After about 14 years, it’s time to say goodnight to my trusty T61 ThinkPad. It’s quite a testament to the qu...
OpenRCT2 Available in bullseye-backports
This week openrct2 was accepted into bullseye-backports; as such, I will no longer be hosting/providing openrct2 package...
A Debian Developer
It’s been a bit over a month since becoming official, but I’m now a full-fledged Debian Developer! Greetings...
LXD accepted into Debian
Earlier today, LXD was accepted into Debian unstable! This completes the saga of getting LXD into Debian, and barring an...
lxd_5.0.0-1_amd64.changes is NEW
LXD has finally been uploaded to the NEW queue! It’s been about nine months since I seriously started looking at g...
Some apt Repo Statistics
I host a small, personal apt repo, primarily for my own use and convenience as I work on preparing packages for inclusio...
LXD Packaging Report, 5.0 LTS edition
Progress on getting LXD packaged for Debian continues, although at a bit slower rate the past couple of months due to re...
A new Debian Maintainer
As of today, it’s official – I’m now a Debian Maintainer! The following changes to the debian-maintain...
LXD Packaging Report, New Year's edition
Happy 2022 everyone! This will be the year that LXD finally, properly lands in Debian. The packaging work for LXD is fai...
LXD Packaging Report, 32bit edition
We’ll start today with a PSA: 32bit architectures still exist. Similar to C, golang has an int variable type whose...
OpenRCT2 Accepted into Debian
Today, after 252 days in the NEW queue, OpenRCT2 was finally accepted into Debian! openrct2_0.3.4.1+ds-1_amd64.changes A...
LXD Packaging Report, Wild West edition
Well, I’m calling this the “Wild West” edition of my LXD packaging report, as I have been reminded onc...
LXD Packaging Report, Nov 11
A quick update on my progress of packaging all the dependencies for LXD in Debian. NEW packages pending ftpmaster review...
Marching on to LXD in Debian: First report
Last week I began looking into the status of the long-lived ITP to get LXD properly into Debian. I’d really like i...
LXD 4.0 LTS Properly Packaged for Debian bullseye
In celebration of tomorrow’s release of Debian bullseye, I have updated my packaging of the LXD 4.0 LTS release an...
OpenRCT2 Packaged for Debian
I’m happy to announce that OpenRCT2 is coming to Debian as a proper package – and the first that I’ve ...
Concerning LXD, snaps, and Debian
I’ve been a long-time user of LXC, going all the way back to 2014. It’s come a long way and is a great conta...
OpenRCT2 on Debian
Update 2021-01-14 I have packaged OpenRCT2 for inclusion in Debian; visit that post for more information. Manually build...