Annotation of wikisrc/projects/project/debpkg.mdwn, revision 1.6

1.1       maya        1: [[!template id=project
                      2: 
1.5       maya        3: title="Creating .deb packages"
1.1       maya        4: 
                      5: contact="""
                      6: [tech-pkg](mailto:tech-pkg@NetBSD.org)
                      7: """
                      8: 
                      9: mentors="""
1.6     ! kamil      10: [tech-pkg](mailto:tech-pkg@NetBSD.org)
1.1       maya       11: """
                     12: 
                     13: category="pkgsrc"
                     14: difficulty="easy"
                     15: duration="3 months"
                     16: 
                     17: description="""
1.2       maya       18: Debian's .deb packaging format is supported by mature and user-friendly packaging tools.  
                     19: It's also the native packaging format in several systems, and would improve user experience on those systems.  
1.1       maya       20: It would be nice to generate pkgsrc packages to this format.
                     21: 
1.4       maya       22: Prior work exists for generating packages in other formats.
1.1       maya       23: 
                     24: **Milestones**
                     25: 
                     26: * Lookup .deb format documentation and experiment with tooling
                     27: * Investigate differences between pkgsrc's pkg and deb format
                     28: * Import necessary tools to generate .deb packages
                     29: * Build many packages and look for bugs
                     30: 
                     31: """
                     32: ]]
                     33: 
                     34: [[!tag gsoc]]

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