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Dpkg Team

Task description

The team is in charge of the dpkg package manager, dpkg-repack and debsig-verify; a suite of programs used for low-level source and binary package management. It maintains it and develops new features.


Interacting with the team

Usual roles

  • GuillemJover (guillem) is the primary developer.

  • Many other translators have commit access to maintain their translations.
  • Several other contributors provide occasional patches/branches.

Get involved

See the Contribute page, and check the following links:






Sprints, Summits


The project has transitioned over several different version control systems ("tarballs", CVS, Bazaar and git). Historic VCS data and scripts were used when switching to git, to try to preserve as much history as possible.

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