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Friday, August 9 • 16:00 - 16:25
Lessons learned from packaging Pantheon

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It was quite a long journey from my first COPR packages in 2015, to my first official packaging work for fedora 26, to Pantheon becoming an officially recognised Desktop Environment with the release of fedora 30 in 2019.

I would talk about the lessons learned from this work, which include how an upstream project that itself originally was its only consumer (elementaryOS) can adapt to be more distro-agnostic (with Pantheon now being offered by fedora, NixOS, Arch, and others), and how changes in upstream GNOME (or downstream ubuntu / elementaryOS) sometimes make my work harder than it probably needs to be.

This topic is of general interest to users of Fedora, and to people who do packaging of generally GNOME-aligned Desktop Environments (MATE, deepin, etc.). Additionally, people working on GNOME, Fedora Workstation (or even Ubuntu) would probably also be interested in some of the issues I've been having.

Slides are available from:
https://decathorpe.fedorapeople.org/flock2019/pantheon.pdf


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Friday August 9, 2019 16:00 - 16:25
Orion (102m² / 40 people) Budapest, Kárpát utca 62-64, 1133 Hungary
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