The team is in charge of the dpkg package manager. It maintains it and develops new features.
Alioth Project: http://alioth.debian.org/projects/dpkg
Source code: git clone git://git.debian.org/git/dpkg/dpkg.git (Web interface)
Functional test suite: git clone git://git.debian.org/git/dpkg/pkg-tests.git (Web interface)
Unit test suite code coverage: http://dpkg.alioth.debian.org/coverage/
Package Tracking System: http://packages.qa.debian.org/dpkg
Interacting with the team
Development mailing list: <debian-dpkg AT lists DOT debian DOT org> (subscribe form)
Public IRC channel: #debian-dpkg on irc.debian.org (OFTC), but please use the mailing list or the bug tracking system.
See the Contribute page.
GuillemJover (guillem) is the primary developer.
RaphaelHertzog (buxy) contributed a lot to dpkg-dev but has worked on dpkg itself too.
- Christian Perrier (bubulle) coordinates the translations.
- Many other translators have commit access to maintain their translations.
- Several other contributors provide occasional patches/branches.
?/DebSupport]Binary package (.deb) support in software.
Triggers HOWTO by Sean Finney.
GitUsage: recommendations for handling the Git repository
Downstream: list of downstream distributions shipping dpkg.
Projects tracked on the wiki
- Current projects:
- Old projects:
ReviewMergeQueue: patches/branches to be reviewed, updated and merged.
When we switched to git, we tried to integrate as much history as possible. You'll find the data and scripts used for that purpose here.