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report from the Emdebian/FAI Work Session in Extremadura 2008

A joyous meeting for a few days discussing and working on in Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. The meeting and work session took place in the gnuLinEx center and was attended by 18 Debian contributors.
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this is the co-authored report from the

=== Emdebian/FAI Work Session in Extremadura 2008 ===

A joyous meeting for a few days discussing and working on
[ftp.debian.org using usercategories and
usertags.
* Work on DEB_VENDOR and how dpkg classes will, together with a few other bug
fixes, provide the basis to migrate all Emdebian patches into Debian before
Squeeze.
* debhelper patch for tags in packages.* files
* MTD support in Debian-installer discussed. Proposal for work/analysis
drafted.
* Balloon3 networking and touchscreen improvements for Emdebian
* all bugs filed against busybox 1.11.2 have been verified and fixed
upstream.

==== FAI work ====

We made FAI ready for Lenny. In that course, we fixed 1 serious, 3 important
and 16 other bugs. We also had long discussions about changelogs and quite
some fun!

==== Other relevant stuff ====

While it was hot and sunny, it wasn't as hot as it will be in July 2009 ;)
(air-conditioning is going to be *so* needed for DebConf!)

As usual when people meet keysigning party took place. (yay \o/)

30GB of DebConf7 videos (as ntsc and pal mpeg1 file formats) where uploaded,
so that DVDs can be created now.

Muchas gracias a la Junta de Extremadura for giving us this opportunity!! It
is very much appreciated!


regards,
Holger

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