[FOSDEM] FOSDEM 2019 - Distributions Devroom Call for Participation

Pierre FICHEUX pierre.ficheux at smile.fr
Thu Nov 1 13:55:25 CET 2018


Il would like to talk about CI (continues integration) features in Yocto
(ptest / testimage).

Do you think it could fit?



Le jeu. 1 nov. 2018 à 13:31, Brian Exelbierd <bex at pobox.com> a écrit :

>
>
> On Thu, Nov 1, 2018, at 12:47 PM, Pierre FICHEUX wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Could the devroom include topics such as Yocto or Buildroot as there is
> no
> > "embedded" devrom this year?
>
> If the topics are of a distribution nature and happen to be about those
> projects, that is fine.  A detailed discussion of embedded Linux issues
> that are not distribution related may not be appropriate.
>
> The CfP committee will read broadly.
>
> regards,
>
> bex
>
> >
> > thx
> >
> > Le jeu. 1 nov. 2018 à 10:13, Brian Exelbierd <bex at pobox.com> a écrit :
> >
> > > The Distributions devroom will take place Sunday 3 February 2019 at
> > > FOSDEM, in Brussels, Belgium at the Université Libre de Bruxelles.
> > >
> > > As more and more workloads are being considered for containerization in
> > > the future and are finally landing in virtualized environments today,
> > > distributions remain a critical success factor and are more important
> > > than ever. Containers, like virtual machines, are not magical and
> > > rely on piles of software being assembled in a way that is repeatable,
> > > reliable, and functional. This is at the very heart of the problem that
> > > distributions have always solved.
> > >
> > > Each distribution is responsible for building, testing, and releasing
> > > software as well as managing the lifecycle of each application in the
> > > collection. Additionally, distributions do very important work in
> ensuring
> > > that various versions of upstream software work well together and can
> > > co-exist. Distributions are also, often responsible, for "de-vendoring"
> > > upstream software so that security fixes can be applied more quickly.
> > >
> > > We welcome submissions targeted at contributors interested in issues
> > > unique to distributions, especially in the following topics:
> > >
> > > # Topics and Areas of Focus
> > >
> > > ## Focus Areas
> > >
> > > - The ways that distribution technologies can be leveraged to allow
> > >   for easier creation of a multi-verse of artifacts from single source
> > >   trees. This includes the increasing move toward self-contained
> > >   applications and providing multiple non-parallel installed versions
> > >   of software.
> > >
> > > - Efforts being made in shared environments around Build/Test/Release
> > >   cycles.
> > >
> > > - Topics related to the delivery problem as it impacts updates in
> > >   terms of both size and rollback/reliability are expected to be
> featured.
> > >
> > > ## Additional Topic Ideas
> > >
> > > - Distribution and Community collaborations, eg: how does code flow
> from
> > >   developers to end users across communities, ensuring trust and code
> > >   audibility
> > >
> > > - Automating building software for redistribution to minimize human
> > >   involvement, eg: bots that branch and build software, bots that
> > >   participate as team members extending human involvement
> > >
> > > - Cross-distribution collaboration on common issues, eg: content
> > >   distribution, infrastructure, and documentation
> > >
> > > - Growing distribution communities, eg: onboarding new users, helping
> > >   new contributors learn community values and technology,  increasing
> > >   contributor technical skills, recognizing and rewarding contribution
> > >
> > > - Principals of Rolling Releases, Long Term Supported Releases (LTS),
> > >   Feature gated releases, and calendar releases
> > >
> > > - Distribution construction, installation, deployment, packaging and
> > >   content management
> > >
> > > - Balancing new code and active upstreams verus security updates, back
> > >   porting and minimization of user breaking changes
> > >
> > > - Delivering architecture independent software universally across
> > >   architectures within the confines of distribution systems
> > >
> > > - Effectively communicating the difference in experience across
> > >   architectures for developers, packagers, and users
> > >
> > > - Working with vendors and including them in the community
> > >
> > > - The future of distributions, emerging trends and evolving user
> demands
> > >   from the idea of a platform
> > >
> > > Ideal submissions are actionable and opinionated. Submissions may
> > > be in the form of 25 or 50 minute talks, panel sessions, round-table
> > > discussions, or Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions.
> > >
> > > Dates
> > > ------
> > > Submission Deadline: 02-Dec-2018 @ 2359 GMT
> > > Acceptance Notification: 7-Dec-2018
> > > Final Schedule Posted: 14-Dec-2018
> > >
> > > How to submit
> > > --------------
> > > Visit https://penta.fosdem.org/submission/FOSDEM19
> > >
> > > 1.) If you do not have an account, create one here
> > > 2.) Click 'Create Event'
> > > 3.) Enter your presentation details
> > > 4.) Be sure to select the Distributions Devroom track!
> > > 5.) Submit
> > >
> > > What to include
> > > ---------------
> > > - The title of your submission
> > > - A 1-paragraph Abstract
> > > - A longer description including the benefit of your talk to your
> target
> > >   audience, including a definition of your target audience.
> > > - Approximate length / type of submission (talk, BoF, ...)
> > > - Links to related websites/blogs/talk material (if any)
> > >
> > > Administrative Notes
> > > ----------------
> > > We will be live-streaming and recording the Distributions Devroom.
> > > Presenting at FOSDEM implies permission to record your session and
> > > distribute the recording afterwards. All videos will be made available
> > > under the standard FOSDEM content license (CC-BY).
> > >
> > > If you have any questions, feel free to contact the
> > > devroom organizers: distributions-devroom at lists.fosdem.org
> > > (https://lists.fosdem.org/listinfo/distributions-devroom)
> > >
> > > Cheers!
> > >
> > > Brian Exelbierd (twitter: @bexelbie) and Brian Stinson (twitter:
> > > @bstinsonmhk) for and on behalf of The Distributions Devroom Program
> > > Committee
> > >
> > > _______________________________________________
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> >
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> > Pierre FICHEUX -/- CTO Smile ECS, France -\- pierre.ficheux at smile.fr
> >                              http://www.smile.fr
> >                              https://smile.eu/fr/offres/embarque-iot
> > I would love to change the world, but they won't give me the source code
>


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Pierre FICHEUX -/- CTO Smile ECS, France -\- pierre.ficheux at smile.fr
                             http://www.smile.fr
                             https://smile.eu/fr/offres/embarque-iot
I would love to change the world, but they won't give me the source code
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