Re: Configure your PC to contribute to Debian community
- Date: Wed, 08 May 2019 15:33:56 +0200
- From: Gard Spreemann <gspr@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Configure your PC to contribute to Debian community
Vipul <finn02@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Hey there,
> I've been using Debian from couples of years but haven't contributed yet back to community. I want to contribute to Debian by maintaining packages and fixing bugs. Since I'm using Debian for work purpose also so, I don't want to mess-up with my system by installing unstable packages or libraries. Is there a way to get isolation for work & contribution purpose to keep yourself organized?
I find that cowbuilder  does this job fine for my needs. If I need to
test a more involved graphical user experience for a different release
than the one I run, I just spin up a VM.
I'm not at all an expert, and maintain only a small number of packages,
so take this with a grain of salt.