[Ukfreebsd] Notes from yesterdays meeting in Cambridge

Sevan Janiyan venture37 at geeklan.co.uk
Tue Apr 26 16:22:54 BST 2016

emacs unexecute http://emacshorrors.com/posts/unexecute.html
Development of Windows NT to 2k http://danluu.com/microsoft-culture/
Numerous developers working on HFTS
Ease/fear of manipulating a zpool post deployment of a critical system
Forking your favourite OS at the start of a project
Bitrig's effort to sync-up with OpenBSD once again
QA for tribblix on SPARC means lots of hardware & kernels
Opnsense & pfsense
lua vs C++
eradicating qemu from Xen - mainly there to satisfy a Windows requirement
removing sbrk() from FreeBSD on arm64
Technical meetings in cambridge - Turning up to a furry or PHP meetup
glibc madness
Security & public project infrastructure eg bug tracker & malicious reports
Postmortem DTrace on FreeBSD?
64TB of RAM on illumos & ZFS ARC
Tracking upstream vs prolonging the inevitable
compatibility layers & avoiding ifdef dance
reallocarray() - http://www.tedunangst.com/flak/post/invented-by-openbsd

16 people turned up for the meeting :)


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