Re: Codethink report weeks 14 - 17


Robert Marshall <robert.marshall@...>
 

Hi,

Documentation updated - see below

Agustín Benito Bethencourt <agustin.benito@codethink.co.uk> writes:

Hi,

several interesting accomplishments these past weeks. Here is the report about
Codethink's activities at CIP.

## CIP kernel maintenance

* New CIP kernel released: 4.4.126-cip22

* Kernel configurations are now collected in Gitlab: https://gitlab.com/cip-project/cip-kernel/cip-kernel-config
** Moxa's kernel configuration evaluation pending.

* New cip-kernel sub-directory created in gitlab for kernel related repos:
https://gitlab.com/cip-project/cip-kernel

* Moxa developers on-boarding process to the CIP kernel maintenance team has
started.
** Moxa developers can review patches having Ben H. as mentor through the cip-
dev mailing list.

## CIP kernel testing

* B@D now fully supports Renesas board #167
** There are no dependencies related with bitbake/YOCTO
** Set up description sent to Renesas asking for confirmation.
** Link: https://gitlab.com/cip-project/cip-testing/testing/issues/167
** User's documentation pending.
This has now mostly been completed - the text has been updated
#181 has been opened - and is now closed

https://gitlab.com/cip-project/cip-testing/testing/issues/181

Robert

* Tests reports sent to cip-testing-results now include the new board support.

* Vagrant updated in B@D

## Other topics

* Now the developers involved in kernel work are meeting weekly through IRC in
the chat.freenode.net/#cip channel on Thursdays for 30 min.
** Yesterday's meeting log: https://irclogs.baserock.org/cip/%23cip.
2018-04-26.log.html#t2018-04-26T09:02:24

* Ben H. has participated in several discussions and questions through
different CIP channels related with Debian LTS, since he is part of that
effort at the Debian project.

* Ben H. and Agustin participated in the discussion that J. Colbert's article
at LWN.net has generated: https://lwn.net/Articles/749530/

* Talk related with the CIP kernel process approved by the OSSJ 2018 content
committee:
https://ossalsjp19.sched.com/event/EaYy/in-need-for-a-linux-kernel-maintained-for-a-very-long-time-cip-kernel-maintenance-overview-agustin-benito-bethencourt-codethink-ltd?iframe=no&w=100%&sidebar=yes&bg=no

* Introductory talk about CIP at the OpenSouthCode (Open Source event in
Malaga, Spain) approved: https://www.opensouthcode.org/conferences/
opensouthcode2018/program/proposals/119

Best Regards

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