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Wednesday, May 31 • 16:50 - 17:30
Fast Releasing and Testing of Gentoo Kernel Packages and Future Plans of the Gentoo Kernel Project - Alice Ferrazzi, Gentoo Kernel Project

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When I joined the Gentoo Kernel Team, my initial focus has been on taking a closer look at the kernel releasing process and documenting it.  My investigations revealed that there was a discrepancy between the release steps followed by different developers.

As a result, I proposed a policy to follow a more standardized approach to making releases.
My study concluded that our team can automate kernel package releasing and testing, which frees up developer time to work on writing patches and fixing bugs.

The Gentoo Kernel CI has substantially decreased the time and human effort required to make kernel releases and enabled us to keep up with the upstream release schedule - something that wasn't feasible before the continuous integration. I will talk also about Gentoo Kernel Project future plans.

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Alice Ferrazzi

Gentoo Kernel Project Leader, Gentoo
Alice Ferrazzi is a Gentoo Linux Developer and the Gentoo Kernel Project Leader, working on Gentoo ebuild, eclass writing and kernel. | She holds Gentoo study meetings in Japan and organizes the Gentoo booth at various open source events. | She will be graduating from Tokyo Unive... Read More →

Wednesday May 31, 2017 16:50 - 17:30
Hall B-1

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