[Ukfreebsd] Notes from last nights meeting

Sevan / Venture37 venture37 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 11 18:17:33 BST 2014


The pains of AIX (smit, LD_LIBRARY_PATH, trying to build software on
it, trying to run software on it)
Linking multiple interface to a single domain directly (not using a hub?)
MIPS Creator CI20 board giveaway
http://www.rs-online.com/designspark/electronics/eng/blog/a-closer-look-and-initial-hands-on-with-the-mips-creator-ci20
Building packages on Darwin PowerPC from pkgsrc http://sevan.mit.edu/packages/
Maintaining software on an ongoing basis, organising regular release
schedules, long term maintenance, finding compatible hardware to run
releases with long release times (SCO)
Trying to move from CVS to git
Trying to make any form of progress in a project with negative/toxic
members, all roads lead to a bike shed
Hetzner vs online.net for cheap boxes with lots of RAM & "beefy" CPU
Amazon have managed to complicate things sufficiently to peddle a
training program/cert for their web services
Ben Laurie & Certificate transparency http://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=2668154
EuroBSDCon, Sofia (cost of taxi's no more than 20lv, globul sim for data)
Trying to reduce the number sys calls rump kernel needs (currently at 5)
GCC 4.9 & bugs
ryoon at netbsd.org and his changes to lang/gcc48 in pkgsrc
Garret Damores changes to less(1) in illumos
https://bitbucket.org/gdamore/less-fork


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