[arch-general] Package Maintenance Classroom (31/3/2013)

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Sun Mar 17 00:53:55 EDT 2013

On Sat, Mar 16, 2013 at 09:14:13PM -0500, William Giokas wrote:
> All,
> At the end of this month Daniel Wallace (gtmanfred) and I will be giving
> a classroom on basic package maintenance. From the forum post[1]:
> > And now we have planned our first actual class: A Beginners Guide to
> > Package Maintaining.
> > 
> > This will be taught by gtmanfred and myself Sunday, March 31st at 16:00UTC
> > in the #archlinux-classroom channel. There is already an Arch Wiki[2] page
> > about this class listing the requirements and lesson plans. This class will
> > be broken into separate lessons, the first being a simple introduction with
> > guided practice and explanations. We will be covering more advanced topics
> > later on. Even if you are not new to package maintenance, we would like to
> > see you there for support and just in case/when we get things wrong you can
> > correct us. We will also be covering the new functions and uses of pacman
> > 4.1, currently in the rc stage, particularly its use with version control
> > sources and development packages in the later lessons.
> > 
> > There will be a pdf file released when the class begins so that you can
> > follow along. We will be releasing an info document too, for those of you
> > that do not use X but still want to follow along.
> > 
> > Thank you, and we hope to see you there!
> > 
> > If you have any questions about the requirements or prerequisites, then
> > please ask on the IRC channel. We will be glad to clear things up.
> If you are interested, please reply or post on the forums so we know
> about how many people we're going to have to help.
> Thank you,
> -- 
> William Giokas | KaiSforza
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> [1]: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?pid=1243733#p1243733
> [2]: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Beginners_Guide_to_Package_Maintaining

I am interested in attending.

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