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Using BuildStream through Docker

BuildStream isn’t packaged in any distributions yet, and it’s not entirely trivial to install it yourself from source. BuildStream itself is just Python, but it depends on a modern version of OSTree (2017.8 or newer at time of writing), with … Continue reading

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Manchester transport consulation

Manchester council is running a transport survey at the moment. There’s nothing I like more than ranting into pointless online forms, and here’s an extract from my response: Manchester is not the worst city to cycle in due to having … Continue reading

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GUADEC 2017: timeline

After the statistics perhaps you are interested in reading a timeline of GUADEC 2017! In particular you can compare it to the burn down chart from the GUADEC HowTo and see how that interacts with reality. Of course lots of … Continue reading

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GUADEC 2017 by numbers

I’m finally getting around to doing a bit of a post-mortem for the 2017 edition of GUADEC that we held in Manchester this year. Let’s start with some statistics! GUADEC 2017 had… 264 registrations (up from 186 last year) 209 … Continue reading

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BuildStream and host tools

It’s been a while since I had to build a whole operating system from source. I’ve mostly been working on compilers so far this year at Codethink in fact, but my new project is to bring up some odd target … Continue reading

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GUADEC Talks Schedule Now Available

As mentioned on the GUADEC 2017 blog, we’ve just published the talks schedule for this year’s edition. Thanks to everyone who submitted a talk this year, we think there’s a fantastic mix of interesting topics on each day. We sadly … Continue reading

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Manchester

Last night an suicide attack took place in Manchester killing at least 22 people. I don’t have much to comment on that apart from that everyone’s thoughts are with those who have been injured or lost friends and family to … Continue reading

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