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t2k17 Hackathon report: Ken Westerback on dhclient progress, developer herding

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 15:51:25 GMT

The next hackathon reports comes from Ken Westerback (krw@), who writes:

Take a university Computer Science department that thinks a room full of OpenBSD hackers is a relaxing change from a room full of students, add spartan residence accommodations to motivate said hackers to maximize time in the hackroom, mix in a local host excited to host the crowd of hackers in his backyard for dinner and you get an exciting, productive hackathon.

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t2k17 Hackathon report: Jasper Lievisse Adriaanse on ports, ctf and vmm

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 06:18:36 GMT

After a few quiet days, here is a new t2k17 hackathon report, from Jasper Lievisse Adriaanse. Jasper writes,

For me this hackathon could be summarised in three words: ports, ctf and vmm.

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OpenBSD Community Goes Platinum

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 02:54:46 GMT

Kenneth R Westerback (krw@ when wearing his developer hat) wrote in to let us know:

Paypal and bitcoin donations from the OpenBSD community have made the community the OpenBSD Foundation's first Platinum level contributor for 2017!

Monthly Paypal commitments by the community are our most reliable source of funds and thus the most useful for financial planning purposes. We are extremely thankful for the continuing support and hope the community matches their 2016 achievement of Iridium status.

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Ted Unangst on notable recent changes in OpenBSD

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:14:08 GMT

The flak reports by Ted Unangst (tedu@) continue with part 627.

Update: Part 628

Faster forwarding

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 16:04:51 GMT

Hrvoje Popovski directed our attention to a new blog post from mpi@ discussing one improvements in the performance of the networking stack.

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t2k17 Hackathon Report: My first time (Aaron Bieber)

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 19:35:21 GMT

The next t2k17 hackathon report comes from first time hackathon participant Aaron Bieber, who writes:

I have been an OpenBSD developer for just over five years now. This was my first hackathon.

I wasn't sure what to expect. I knew that there would be around 40 developers, there would be hacking on OpenBSD and that I would get to meet and work with the people who have made OpenBSD what it is today.

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t2k17 Hackathon Report: Philip Guenther: locking and libc

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 08:01:32 GMT

Next up in our series of t2k17 hackathon reports is this one from Philip Guenther:

I showed up at t2k17 with a couple hold-over diffs from e2k17 that weren't stable then and hadn't gotten much better since, so after a red-eye through Chicago I arrived in the hackroom, fired up my laptop and synced trees.

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t2k17 Hackathon Report: Andrew Hewus Fresh on Perl and Coffee

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 07:54:38 GMT

Our next hackathon report comes from Andrew Hewus Fresh, who writes:

I began this hackathon a day late due to travel for work, although that had the benefit that I had a few days before to adjust to the new timezone. It still took a couple days before my brain recovered from all the meetings I had attended the earlier in the week.

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