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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 πŸ’™ 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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GUADEC call for talks ends this Sunday, 23rd April

GUADEC 2017 is just over three months away, which is a very long time in the future and leaves lots of time to organise everything (at least that’s what I keep telling myself). However, the call for papers is closing … Continue reading

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GUADEC accommodation

At this year’s GUADEC in Manchester we have rooms available for you right at the venue in lovely modern student townhouses. As I write this there are still some available to book along with your registration. In a couple of … Continue reading

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