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I, Dan Streetman, apply for SRU Developer.


Dan Streetman

Launchpad Page


Wiki Page


Who I am

I started with UNIX is 1993, using Solaris, and then moved to Linux in 1997 using Slackware, Red Hat, and now Ubuntu. I began Linux kernel development in 2001, in the USB subsystem, and have contributed since then in various kernel subsystems including memory management, networking, and crypto.

My Ubuntu story

I joined Canonical in 2015 as part of the Support and Technical Services Engineering team, and have been working on problems that reach into many different parts of Ubuntu; the kernel, networking, multipath, udev, and more. I enjoy digging deep into technical details and solving problems.

My involvement

Examples of my work / Things I'm proud of

My sponsored uploads:

Bug fix contributions:

todo - include only kernel bugs, other uploads enumerated at above link

Areas of work

Most of my work is done in the kernel, both upstream and in Ubuntu's branches.

Things I could do better

Time management is difficult for everyone, as we never have enough time to complete everything we want to do. I hope to manage my time better, balancing work and family while also continuing to contribute upstream.

Plans for the future


Continue contributing to the kernel and Ubuntu packages.

What I like least in Ubuntu

Documentation is sometimes hard to come by, or out of date.


If you'd like to comment, but are not the applicant or a sponsor, do it here. Don't forget to sign with @SIG@.


As a sponsor, just copy the template below, fill it out and add it to this section.

Eric Desrochers

General feedback

I have sponsored a few packages from Dan over the year and the ones I have seen were high quality. Dan has the desire to do things right and he always accept constructive comments/feedbacks with a positive attitude.

He understands the principles of debian packaging and the SRU process and he is not afraid to ask questions when needed. As a SRU uploader, it is always a pleasure to sponsor a patch from Dan, and I think he would be a great addition to the SRU uploader launchpad team.

Specific Experiences of working together

Dan is a colleague and I work with him for the past 2 years now. Dan's role is to drive bugs into resolution by troubleshooting, fixing bugs, providing guidance & workarounds, for different areas of expertise which may cover areas such as: kernel, drivers, virtualization, network, cloud, storage setups, ... and physical/virtual environment orchestration.

Areas of Improvement

Nothing I can think of...

-- slashd 2019-06-25 18:52:03


=== General feedback ===
## Please fill us in on your shared experience. (How many packages did you sponsor? How would you judge the quality? How would you describe the improvements? Do you trust the applicant?)

=== Specific Experiences of working together ===
''Please add good examples of your work together, but also cases that could have handled better.''
## Full list of sponsored packages can be generated here:
## http://ubuntu-dev.alioth.debian.org/cgi-bin/ubuntu-sponsorships.cgi?
=== Areas of Improvement ===

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