March 31st 2022

Free software activities in March 2022

Here is my monthly update covering what I have been doing in the free software world during March 2022 (previous month):

As part of my duties of being on the board of directors of the Software in the Public Interest I attended its respective monthly meetings and participated in various licensing and other discussions occurring on the internet, as well as the usual internal discussions regarding logistics and policy etc.

Reproducible Builds

The motivation behind the Reproducible Builds effort is to ensure no flaws have been introduced during this compilation process by promising identical results are always generated from a given source, thus allowing multiple third-parties to come to a consensus on whether a build was compromised.

The project is proud to be a member project of the Software Freedom Conservancy. Conservancy acts as a corporate umbrella allowing projects to operate as non-profit initiatives without managing their own corporate structure.

This month, I:


I also filed a build failure bug against the python-plac package.

Debian LTS

This month I have worked 18 hours on Debian Long Term Support (LTS) and 12 hours on its sister Extended LTS project.

You can find out more about the project via the following video:

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