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Wednesday, March 25 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Maintaining a Large Kernel Subsystem - Arnd Bergmann

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The arm-soc tree has over the past four years been the way for many thousand patches to get merged into the Linux kernel. What started out as a an attempt to bring relative order into the chaos of SoC specific ARM kernel patches has grown into a central infrastructure for ARM developers. In this presentation, Arnd will give an inside view of how the arm-soc team operates in co-maintaining a git-tree, working with a diverse set of downstream developers and hardware, and how he hopes to obviate this job in the long run.

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Arnd Bergmann

arm-soc kernel maintainer, Linaro
Arnd Bergmann works for Linaro as one of the maintainers of the arm-soc tree, through which the platform specific code for ARM based SoCs are merged. As a long-time kernel contributor, he has worked on many CPU architectures and subsystems before that, and his current side interests... Read More →


Wednesday March 25, 2015 10:00am - 10:50am
Ballroom Salon 4

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