[Ukfreebsd] Notes from last nights meeting

Sevan Janiyan venture37 at geeklan.co.uk
Fri Feb 12 12:37:07 GMT 2016


strict.lua - http://metalua.luaforge.net/src/lib/strict.lua.html
Versions of lua - wide deployed base of 5.1
Itanium pie & static binding
sys-v ipc, perl & jails
ulimit is ignored on linux?
workaround for the overcommit overcommit
Yellow , red, green zone in the jvm for resource allocation
Pi pi, rpython & meta tracers - reusable vm to re-purpose
Quarterly releases in ports
Oracle breaking backwards compatibility in Solaris
iocage
See the assembler generated by various compilers http://gcc.godbolt.org
Messjs, Webasm
Gary Bernhardt -
https://www.destroyallsoftware.com/talks/the-birth-and-death-of-javascript
Ubuntu package licensing http://mjg59.dreamwidth.org/38467.html
Deterministic builds
Peoples front of BSD
http://www.bsdnow.tv/episodes/2015_01_06-zfs_in_the_trenches
Flash CVE
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb15-16.html
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb15-19.html
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb15-25.html
Hacking team data dumb
All pointers have their own sets of problems
Understanding and Using C Pointers
http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920028000.do
Garbage.fm podcast - http://garbage.fm
The user after free bug in chromium is user error?
Instability & odd issues with running OpenBSD on a ThinkPad X240T
Packaging Perl 6
Dual stacked hosting providers who do not run MLD snooping to filter v6
multicast noise between tenants
operatingsystems.io 2
When is vmm going to be enabled by default in OpenBSD?
Random garbage added to binaries during compilation by visual c++
Tor reproducible builds
https://media.ccc.de/v/31c3_-_6240_-_en_-_saal_g_-_201412271400_-_reproducible_builds_-_mike_perry_-_seth_schoen_-_hans_steiner
Exploiting Concurrency Vulnerabilities in System Call Wrappers -
https://www.usenix.org/legacy/events/woot07/tech/full_papers/watson/watson.pdf
Is it possible to use ZFS snapshots + send/receive to replicate a live
Postgresql DB?


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