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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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Tracker 💙 Meson

A long time ago I started looking at rewriting Tracker’s build system using Meson. Today those build instructions landed in the master branch in Git! Meson is becoming pretty popular now so I probably don’t need to explain why it’s … Continue reading

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Night Bus: simple SSH-based build automation

My current project at Codethink has involved testing and packaging GCC on several architectures. As part of this I wanted nightly builds of ‘master’ and the GCC 7 release branch, which called for some kind of automated build system. What … Continue reading

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