Developer Linux News for May 19, 2008
Wanted: Android Apps for the Enterprise (May 19, 2008, 22:30)
eWeek: "Google paid $25,000 each to 50
programming teams to build apps that aren't relevant to the
enterprise. What's next...?"
Discussing Free Software Syncronicity (May 19, 2008, 21:00)
aseigo: "The good news is that I think we're
finding common ground: Mark sees the logic behind staggering
upstream to reflect dependencies..."
Wine 1.0 Release Status (May 19, 2008, 18:45)
Wine Review: "wine-1.0rc1 was released on
Friday, May 9th, 2008. Wine is now in a code freeze in preparation
for the 1.0 release..."
The 2008 Google Summer of Code: 21 Projects I'm Excited About (May 19, 2008, 17:15)
Free Software Magazine: "The annual Google
Summer of Code is upon us again. For the uninformed, that's when
Google pays hundreds of students and hundreds of mentors to work on
free software projects, ranging from AbiSource to Zumastor..."
Survey: Programmers Shunning Vista for Mac OS and Linux (May 19, 2008, 13:30)
Fortune/Apple 2.0: "The headline was that most
developers are still not targeting Windows Vista when they write
Linux 2.6.26-rc3 [Released] (May 19, 2008, 12:45)
LKML.org: "This time around, we have 60+% of
the changes in drivers, notably drives/video and drivers/media,
with some infiniband, networking and usb lovin' to fill things
Linux Kernel Compile Secrets, Part 1 (May 19, 2008, 06:00)
ITtoolbox: "The Linux kernel is the beating
heart of any Linux distribution. It is a strange and complex beast
and to many people somewhat mystical in nature. I intend to shed
light on some of that mystical shroud and show how simple and easy
compiling a Linux kernel really is..."
Removing the Big Kernel Lock (May 19, 2008, 00:00)
KernelTrap: "'As some of the latency junkies on
lkml already know, commit 8e3e076 in v2.6.26-rc2 removed the
preemptible BKL feature and made the Big Kernel Lock a spinlock and
thus turned it into non-preemptible code again..."
Discussing Free Software Syncronicity (May 15, 2008, 20:15)
here be dragons: "There's been a flurry of
discussion around the idea of syncronicity in free software