[Celinux-dev] CE Linux Forum Newsletter: December 2009

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Mon Jan 4 23:43:23 UTC 2010


In this month's CE Linux Forum newsletter:

 

* ELC 2010 Call for Presentations deadline is approaching

* 31st Japan Technical Jamboree

* 2010 Japan Technical Jamboree Schedule

* SquashFS LZMA support is now in linux-next

 

 

==> ELC 2010 CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS DEADLINE IS APPROACHING <==

 

We are well underway making preparations for Embedded Linux Conference 2010,
set for April 12-14 in San Francisco.

I just want to send out a friendly reminder that the deadline to submit
presentations proposals for this event is coming up soon.  The deadline is
January 15, 2010, just a few weeks from now.  If you have something you'd
like to present, or an idea for a Birds-of-a-Feather session, or demo,
please send your proposal in before that date.

 

Information about the call for presentations is at:

http://elinux.org/ELC_2010_Call_for_Presentations

 

 

==> 31ST JAPAN TECHNICAL JAMBOREE <==

 

The 31st Japan Technical Jamboree was held at Nakano Sunplaza (Tokyo) on
December 18th.  It was the final event of CE Linux Forum in 2009.  About 50
embedded Linux developers were present for meaningful technical discussions.
Please refer to the wiki page:

 

   - http://elinux.org/Japan_Technical_Jamboree_31

 

The video archives have also been updated:

 

   - http://www.celinuxforum.org/VideoArchive/

 

Among the 10 presentations, two were presented in English:

 

(1) http://www.celinuxforum.org/VideoArchive/JJAM31_1.html

     (Status of Embedded Linux, by Tim Bird)

 

(2) http://www.celinuxforum.org/VideoArchive/JJAM31_2.html

     (CE Linux Forum Contracted Development Projects Status, including brief
introduction of current Open Project Proposals, by Tim Bird)

 

 

==> 2010 JAPAN TECHNICAL JAMBOREE SCHEDULE <==

 

We have decided the dates for Japan Jamborees in 2010 as follows:

 

http://elinux.org/Events

 

- Japan Technical Jamboree 32

   --> Tokyo, Japan, March 5, 2009

- Japan Technical Jamboree 33

   --> Tokyo, Japan, June 4, 2009

- Japan Technical Jamboree 34

   --> Tokyo, Japan, September 3, 2009

- Japan Technical Jamboree 35

   --> Tokyo, Japan, December 10, 2009

 

We would like to have those events just before the merge window term of each
Linux Kernel release to go closely along with the community.  The dates
listed above are subject to change.  Please watch carefully for notices on
the CE Linux Forum developer mailing list below, which everyone can join.  

 

http://www.celinuxforum.org/mailman/listinfo/celinux-dev

 

 

==> SQUASHFS LZMA SUPPORT IS NOW IN LINUX-NEXT <==

 

LZMA support for SquashFS was recently added to the linux-next git tree.

See
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/next/linux-next.git;a=commit;h=a4e
b139cf4629a965cb78ea73dd1258fec5b59db

 

This code was prepared by Phillip Lougher during November and December, with
sponsorship from the CE Linux Forum.  It just barely missed the 2.6.33
kernel merge window, but, barring any difficulties, should show up in kernel
version 2.6.34.  If you have a platform with board support in the linux-next
tree, you may want to give this code a try.  Please report any problems you
have to Phillip as soon as possible, so they can get fixed up before the
next kernel merge window.

 

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