Videos from the 2014 GNU
Tools Cauldron (July 18-20, Cambridge, UK) have now been posted.
Topics covered vary from ABI compatibility checking, GCC/LLVM
collaboration, and just-in-time compilation to performance testing and
Each year, the Linux Foundation's Technical Advisory Board seeks an
organizing committee for the annual Linux Plumbers Conference. That
process has now begun for the 2015 event, which will be held during the
week of August 17-21 in Seattle, Washington, alongside the LinuxCon North
America event. This is your chance to put your stamp on one of our
community's most important gatherings.
Version 3.5 of the LLVM compiler system is out. There is support for a
number of new architecture versions and more. "Clang makes a considerable jump forward as well, including new warnings and
better support for new standards: in addition to full support for the
recently completed C++’14 standard, it includes initial support for 'C++1z'
The LWN.net Weekly Edition for September 5, 2014 is available.
Even the most dedicated watchers of mobile operating systems may have been
surprised recently when a distribution called "LuneOS" announced
its first release (code-named "Affogato"). LuneOS, it turns out, is a
version of webOS, a mobile
operating system originally created by Palm. WebOS has had a bit of a
troubled history, but it still has a dedicated following of users and
developers. LuneOS is another attempt to turn webOS into a useful system
for those users.