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Re: Debconf18? BoF?

Howdy all,

On 6/12/18 4:37 AM, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 1:19 PM, Kurt Keville <klk@mit.edu> wrote:
>> There is definitely a distinct shortage of RISC-V software related
>> conferences. There are plenty of hardware meetings, since the RV Foundation
>> supports those. There are some interesting new directions we could go,
>> particularly in the Debian community.
>  i think the speed at which karsten, mafm and everyone's work on
> debian-riscv suddenly took off like a rocket and resulted in 80%
> package coverage in something like 3-4 weeks flat kinda took everyone
> by surprise: previously there was mumble mumble no packages, no
> hardware, compilation on qemu, next month blam it's a serious
> contender that's actually off the bottom rung in numbers of debian
> packages compiled and uploaded.
>  so i think, now, the response will be a lot better.
>  once an actual commodity-grade devkit is out there that doesn't cost
> USD $1000 (and can run debian-riscv), RV will take off like a rocket.
> l.
I'll be there and I can bring the HiFive Unleashed board with me if that
is of interest.


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