Packaging Con 2021

Bernhard M. Wiedemann bernhardout at
Fri Aug 13 03:31:06 UTC 2021

On 12/08/2021 08.48, Wolf Vollprecht wrote:

> we're organizing a conference about software package management:
> It's the first time that this event happens: we are trying to bring together many different package management communities, compare approaches, share lessons learned, etc.
> It would be really interesting to learn more about reproducible builds there, and the specific challenges you guys had to overcome. I think it could be very valuable for other package management communities. The call for presentations ends on August 31.

I just submitted
before reading your mail.

> Why everyone should do reproducible builds and how can package managers help in getting there.

> Distributors and users alike are worried these days about supply chain attacks as those on SolarWinds. 
> For FLOSS developers, reproducible-builds is an easy way to let people verify that the published packages indeed correspond to their public sources.
> This presentation will answer the Why? What? and How?

If lamby or someone else wants to do a joint session, it might make the
preparation a bit more tricky, but could make the outcome more
interesting to users.
Or I cover the basics and others add lightning-talk slots about their
specifics (would be great if the conference organizers get those
scheduled after it)

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