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pledge() work in progress
I wanted to give an update that a two pledge-related changes are being worked on. The semantics and integration are complicated so it is taking some time.
arm64 platform now officially supported [and has syspatch(8)]
Theo de Raadt (deraadt@) committed the following change:
CVSROOT: /cvs Module name: www Changes by: firstname.lastname@example.org 2017/12/07 12:00:12 Modified files: . : plat.html Log message: graduate arm64 to supported; having syspatch it is even beyond some other systems
s2k17 Hackathon Report: Stefan Sperling (stsp@) on wireless (iwm(4), athn(4) and more) progress
I could not travel to the Toronto t2k17 hackathon earlier this year, in circumstances which left me with a voucher for an already purchased intercontinental flight ticket and hiking clothes I had bought for a trip into the Canadian mountains.
Reflections on Hackathons
Bob Beck (beck@) writes:
So, I am sitting in my kitchen with a car packed full of food, packing up my last things and getting ready to drive south for a Hackathon. This one is a little different, since it is in a wilderness hut I have to hike/ski into.. If the hike doesn't kill me, living for 5 days inside a structure heated by wood where Germans are present to stoke the fire might. So here's a bit of a ramble about hackathons.
p2k17 Hackathon report: Antoine Jacoutot on ports+packages progress
Another p2k17 hackathon report is just in, from Antoine Jacoutot (ajacoutot@), who writes:
Nothing fancy, just ports work, but my first time in Berlin was a blast!
It's been a while since I attended a ports hackathon where I ended up exclusively working on ports, and P2K17 was one of them.
Official OpenBSD 6.2 CD set - the only one to be made!
Our dear friend Bob Beck (beck@) writes:
As with previous OpenBSD auctions, if you are not the successful bidder, we would like to encourage you to donate the equivalent of you highest bid to the project.
So, again this release the tradition of making Theo do art has continued!
Up for sale by auction to the highest bidder on Ebay is the only OpenBSD 6.2 CD set to be produced.
The case and CD's feature the 6.2 artwork, custom drawn ans signed by Theo.
All proceeds to support OpenBSD
Go have a look at the auction
p2k17 Hackathon report: Florian Obser on network stack progress, kernel relinking and more
A new p2k17 hackathon report has arrived, this one from Florian Obser, who writes:
One of these days I should probably just put "lives here" into the file on cvs when it comes to hackathons in Berlin. My very first hackathon was b2k13 and I attended u2k15 as an emergency hackathon, on to number 3!
p2k17 Hackathon Report: Landry Breuil on Mozilla things and much more
Landry Breuil (landry@) sent in our next report from the recent ports hackathon:
So.. p2k17.. and now i realize that my first hackathon was p2k7, 10 years ago, time flies !