[Linaro] Release Meeting 2012-09-28

Fathi Boudra fathi.boudra at linaro.org
Fri Sep 28 13:11:49 UTC 2012

== What was done engineering wise? ==

 * Linaro 12.09 released
 * Foundation for the ARMv8 OpenEmbedded porting mostly completed, with
   kernel and a very minimal rootfs already available for internal
 * Kernel and test components were updated for the big.LITTLE project,
   based on the requirements for the 12.09 cycle.
 * Substantial progress on the Debian/Ubuntu Perl and Python
   multi-arch/cross-build support, with enough data to be used and
   supported during the ARMv8 Debian/Ubuntu bootstrap.
 * Hardware packs for Versatile Express, Origen and PandaBoard now also
   include the support for UEFI, which can be selected while flashing
   the image with linaro-media-tools.
 * Fix crossbuild-essential package for Quantal.
 * Rebuild with /usr/include working - lots of packages fixed.
 * Update and upload equivs packages.
 * Discover pkgbinarymangler multiarch issue.
 * Wrote patches for libsepol, dpkg, libterm-readkey-perl, diffutils.
 * Add big.LITTLE MP images to CI.
 * big.LITTLE switcher kernel upgraded to 3.6-RC7 based kernel.
 * ARMv8/aarch64 OpenEmbedded builds testing.
 * UEFI packaged for Versatile Express, Origen and PandaBoard.
 * Set up ARMv8/aarch64 kernel CI.

== What's about to land that might impact the other teams ==

 * (none).

== Summary of bugs working on by team ==

 * Make CONFIG_API default for U-Boot
 * Build aarch64 kernel tree in ci-loop
 * hwpacks v3 lack support for special samsung settings

== Dependencies on other teams, blocking items ==

 * (none).

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