It feels good to be at DebConf again, this time in Banja Luka.
This is my fifth consecutive DebConf.
Getting here was fairly painful; a flight from Split was delayed,
so I had to get a later bus than planned from Zagreb. Still, I met a
bunch of DebConf attendees getting the same bus, so at least there was
Packaging-wise, I have been working on adding KiokuDB (and
associated backends) into Debian. I wrote a patch for
libossp-uuid-perl yesterday to fix a bug with its Data::UUID
compatibility; this probably means I'll drop the Data::UUID ITP.
Having looked at the code, I don't see how it can be easily fixed for
The Perl team's forthcoming move to git has come as a pleasant
surprise; I've been trying out the new workflow.
Earlier in the week I went running with bubulle et. al. - I must
have missed the bit in the email where the very steep hill was
mentioned. And the rain. So I had to slow down and turn around, and
probably didn't quite do 15km in the end. :)
Beer is half the price of Coca-Cola here. Awesome.
So generally, I've been decompressing, and introspecting. The
cafes are good for philosophical discussions; preferably when it's not
raining. More later.