Feel welcome if you want to contribute to Debian, whatever your
experience level. You don't need to be an existing Debian contributor.
Just trying to reproduce a bug and documenting your experience is
Also, please be reminded that BSP attendance costs (e.g. travel) can be
supported by Debian (see ).
Re: Debian Bug Squashing Party (BSP) in Venlo, the Netherlands, 12 and 13 January 2018
The Debian Bug Squashing Party earlier this month in Venlo, Netherlands was
productive and fun. Thanks a lot to Transceptor Technology, part of the
insign.it Group, for hosting us, sponsoring food and being very hospitable
(you might know this company as the people behind the SiriDB time series
Some of the results:
Forwarded bugs -- Important bugs (1 bug)
Pending Upload bugs: 3 bugs
-- Serious (policy violations or makes package unfit for release) (2 bugs)
-- Normal bugs (1 bug)
Resolved bugs: 27 bugs
-- Grave functionality bugs (1 bug)
-- Serious (policy violations or makes package unfit for release) (14 bugs)
-- Important bugs (2 bugs)
-- Normal bugs (3 bugs)
-- Wishlist items (7 bugs)
Next to squashing bugs, we spend time discussing upcoming FOSDEM conference in
Brussels, discussing the "Proposal: Repository for fast-paced package
backports" , discussing autopkgtest and migrations, and doing some PGP
Participating were Dekkers, elbrus, ivodd, joostvb, mechtilde, michael, Myon,
Natureshadow, stappers, stew and 2 others.
More details at our list of tagged bugs, at the wiki and at the gobby
document at gobby.debian.org : BSP/2019/01-Venlo.