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Re: unofficial^Wofficial bits from ARM porters

+++ Jeremiah Foster [2010-08-23 11:49 +0200]:
> On Aug 20, 2010, at 10:31, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> > [ please Cc:-me on -arm only replies, I'm not subscribed ]
> > 
> > Hi Riku and ARM porters,
> >  I've just read Riku's blog post which contains quite some interesting
> > and important information on the various Debian ARM ports:
> > 
> >  http://suihkulokki.blogspot.com/2010/08/unnofficial-bits-from-arm-porters.html
> > 
> > I wonder why they are just non-official bits and whether you can
> > consider posting similar bits to d-d-a. 
> I'd be willing to do the leg work for this. 

Marvellous. well done that man. I'll help if you like. Let's see if we
can put out at least 6-monthly updates on what's going on, as there is
currently quite a lot going on.

> Are there specific points of contact that act as a central info
> repository for the ARM / Debian work? Is there some place I should be
> pulling info from? Or is all the key information mapped in synapses
> and neurons in the brains of this list? :-)

That's pretty-much it. For Day-to-day buildd admin stuff Riku is your
man, although SteveM has been involved in recent buildd changes.

Most of the rest is disucssions here and 'summarise the ARM BOF at

I can fill in on Linaro stuff.

We don't really run to an 'official spokesperson' :-) Not least
because people don't always agree about things.

> If so, I can go through a pull method to extract useful data, just
> need to be hit with a clue bat as to whom to pull from. I'll default
> to wookey and Steve McIntyre if no other brave souls step forward.

Riku's blog post, with perhaps a little tidying and some extra info is a
very good start. 

Principal hats:  Linaro, Emdebian, Wookware, Balloonboard, ARM

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