Follow up (as requested my Miles): * General documentation for people getting started in Ubuntu Development: - http://developer.ubuntu.com/packaging/html/ * Graham finished the SRU  uploads for the CUDA stack in quantal [1, 2]. These were prepared beforehand, but I hadn't got around to reviewing them before the jam. * Raoul, Grant, and I had a look through the packages that are failing to build in raring, but didn't see any obviously easy ones to fix. The list from the most recent archive rebuild  is littered with multi-arch python fallout, which has been fixed  * We then reviewed the RC bug fixes from Debian . I cleaned up a bunch of spam on that page We reviewed the bugs for accessodf, elilo, hamster-applet, imswitch, rawstudio and found that they didn't affect Ubuntu. The clang bug seems to affect Ubuntu but was far too complex for our jam. The ncpfs bug affects Ubuntu. It's already been synced  but isn't installable in Ubuntu  because it depends on a newer initscripts version. The libticonv bug affects Ubuntu, but the libticonv package in Ubuntu has a totally different ancestry to the Debian package. It should probably be merged but that'd be a non-trivial job. * Reviewing Debian RC bug #700315  for rawstudio pointed us to flickcurl 1.23-1 which we synced  from Debian experimental, to fix Debian bug #700050 . * I updated my build failure report for precise , for Graham, to see what other CUDA related things hadn't built yet. * Julian Taylor (a MOTU who happened to be around on IRC, during our jam) suggested that Graham look at SRUing bug 1113356 . Graham prepared a patch, which Julian sponsored for him. * We were about to start writing some autopkgtests  for some of my packages in Debian, but decided we were hungry, and went to Hudsons for beer, burgers, and coffee. Thanks, Graham, Grant, Raoul, and Maia! SR
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Sunday, March 3, 2013
We looked at Debian bugs that needed to be added to the release or not, as the case may be. Thank you Stefano for organizing, mentoring and driving the coffee machine. Thanks to everyone who donated a couple of hours to make ubuntu better. Thanks codebridge for having us.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
For those ubuntu-za people who aren't near a Jam location, you can hang out with us on #ubuntu-za on irc while you help make ubuntu better. Some ideas for people who aren't in the mood to fix bugs: Why not help to translate your favourite application? Maybe answer or improve an answer on askubuntu.com or see if your hardware is ubuntu friendly. Have a little bit more time, you could help test such as doing an iso test.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Friday, November 9, 2012
The parcels with the ubuntu dvds to the regional contacts are on their way. Thanks to shipit for using the magic words "not for resale" and "promotional material" which made the parcel fly through without customs slowing things down. Queery already has the Jo'burg and Pretoria dvds. This helped as it saved me postage for 3 parcels. So, regional contacts of ubuntu-za, it's over to you now.
Sunday, October 21, 2012
The Pretoria/Johannesburg release party is scheduled to happen next Saturday, 27 October at 10 at House4Hack. Find more info about the event on the loco.ubuntu.com page.