Articles by Saif Abdul Cassim

  1. Packaging Dependencies Part 1; and plan on how to.

    Finished downgrading the project to be buildable by gradle 4.4.1

    I have finished downgrading the project to be buildable using gradle 4.4.1. The project still needed a part of gradle 4.8 that I have successfully patched into sid gradle. here is the link to the …

  2. Converting build files to Groovy; week 2 update

    I spent the first two weeks on updating build files of Kotlin to groovy so that we can reduce the dependency on kotlin-dsl while packaging Kotlin.

    task("dist") is the task that we call in order to build Kotlin 1.3.30 so it would be enough to translate and …

  3. Welcome to the Debian Kotlin GSoC blog

    I’ll be using this blog to track progress on packaging Kotlin and report on what I am doing during the GSoC period. So let me go on a head and start with the current progress in packaging Kotlin.

    Packaging Kotlin

    Kotlin 1.1.1

    During GSoC 2018 I tried …