News from the APT team

Speaker: Julian Andres Klode

Track: Packaging, policy, and Debian infrastructure

Type: Short talk (20 minutes)


Room: Xueshan (雪山) Live Stream

Time: Jul 30 (Mon), 17:30

Duration: 0:20

This talk will look at the developments since last DebConf and what our plans are for the future. Highlights:

  • zstd support for APT, dpkg; and what it means for us
  • the dpkg frontend lock
  • evaluation of seccomp sandboxing; problems with it
  • happy eyeballs and what it means for apt on mixed ipv6/ipv4 networks
  • new JSON-RPC-based hooks for apt; and an outlook on future possibilities for more complete RPC
  • $random other bits