p2k18 Hackathon report: Peter Hessler on wifi nwid switching

Peter Hessler (phessler@) writes about his time in Nantes:

I had arrived at Nantes with two goals, first was to port an app to watch baseball via mlb.tv, and second to clean up my work on BFD and hopefully enable it.

I'd sent out some ports for OKs, and was cleaning up some long-standing diffs for BFD when I overheard a conversation between Paul Irofti (pirofti@) and Theo de Raadt (deraadt@) about remembering which WiFi networks a machine has connected to. I mentioned I had 90% of that done, and only needed to finish the remaining 90%. After some discussion, I sent out my existing diff with the warning "it breaks WEP".

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p2k18 Hackathon Report: Eric Faurot on e-mail and printing

Eric Faurot (eric@) is next with his report on what he did in Nantes:

Besides trying to reach Nantes (for some reason it has always been more complicated than it seems, even if I live not too far away; I now consider it as an achievement in itself), my goal for this hackathon was mostly to work with Gilles on fixing the remaining issues for the config rewrite of smtpd. I will not go into a detailed description of the whys and wherefores, since he already explained a lot about it. It is something quite big we needed for a long time, and we wanted to have it done for good before adding other features we had in mind.

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p2k18 Hackathon Report: Stefan Sperling on ports and wireless improvements

Stefan Sperling (stsp@) kindly sent in a report on his activities around p2k18:

The first item I worked on in Nantes was an update of the Apache Subversion port to the freshly released version 1.10.0. This in itself was a very small amount of work to do. However, having implemented several new features in the upstream code base since Subversion 1.9 was released over 3 years ago, committing this update to the OpenBSD ports tree felt like a huge relief. Doing some downstream packaging meant finally applying the last bits of finish to the coating after years of work. Stuart Henderson (sthen@) and Philip Guenther (guenther@) provided feedback and helped with testing.

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p2k18 Hackathon report: Christian Weisgerber (naddy@) On clang 6 fallout, doing the right thing, and fixes for aarch64

Our next p2k18 report comes from Christian "naddy" Weisgerber, who writes:

By the time I arrived in Nantes, I was not in the best of moods. The French railroad strike had forced me to cancel my train tickets and book flights instead; the late evening leg of the journey was delayed by one and a half hours because the plane required repairs; and my luggage was nowhere to be found. (It would arrive the next day.) Plus, I had been too busy in the days before, so I had little idea what to work on other than vague intentions to fix the remaining clang 6 fallout, take care of a few overdue port updates, and then look at build failures on aarch64 (aka arm64). Not much of a plan, but it would prove a good plan.

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