[talk] NYC*BUG Tonight: OpenBSD Ports

Brian Callahan bcallah at devio.us
Wed Jan 3 12:29:54 EST 2018

Don't forget to download the VM so you can play along with us:

Happy to have people work cooperatively on ports as well.


On 01/03/18 11:05, George Rosamond wrote:
> Yes, it's cold today, but was colder yesterday and will be even colder
> tomorrow. Nothing like an engaging NYC*BUG meeting to warm you up with...
> Jan 3, Tonight:
> OpenBSD Porting Workshop. Learn how to make ports!, Brian Callahan
> 18:45, LMHQ, 150 Broadway, 20th Floor, Manhattan
> Writing ports is a crucial aspect of *BSD development. There is a lot of
> software out in the world, and ports and packages make all our lives
> much easier. All the non-base software you use passed through the
> fingers of a porter.
> Making your own ports is an easy and fun way to make your first
> contributions to a *BSD project. Is there some piece of software you
> just can't live without? Do you have some software of your own that you
> would like to have readily available to *BSD users? Just interested in
> learning about ports and package management? This is the workshop for
> you! No experience necessary to participate. All set up, including an
> OpenBSD virtual machine, will be available for participants.
> We will be creating our own first ports for the OpenBSD project. This
> workshop will be a step-by-step from identifying the software you want
> to port through and including the final port ready for submission. By
> the end of the workshop, you will have submitted a new port to the
> OpenBSD ports@ mailing list!
> Speaker Bio
> Brian is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Science & Technology
> Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY.
> He is an OpenBSD developer, mostly working on ports.
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