Session:Packaging in Nixpkgs

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Description This Workshop will walk you through the whole process of performing a package update in nixpkgs.

After this workshop you should be good to go to contribute to nixpkgs yourself.

Website(s) https://nixos.org
Type Workshop
Kids session No
Keyword(s) software
Tags nixos, nixpkgs, functional
Processing assembly Assembly:NixOS
Person organizing User:Mic92
Language
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Subtitle from zero to upstream in 60 minutes
Starts at 2017/12/29 17:00
Ends at 2017/12/29 18:00
Duration 60 minutes
Location Room:Hive Stage

This Workshop will walk you through the whole process of performing a package update in nixpkgs containing of the following steps:

As a contributor:

  1. cloning nixpkgs
  2. changing the expression
  3. Testing the expression and binary
  4. creating a PR

As a package maintainer and reviewer:

  1. checking the package evaluation
  2. checking the package build

After this workshop you should be good to go to contribute to nixpkgs yourself.