Developer Linux News for Oct 10, 2008
On Making Releases... (Oct 10, 2008, 21:50)
Linus' Blog: "So I cut the 2.6.27 release
today, and it's always a somewhat anti-climactic thing."
Open Source is About Belief in Code (Oct 10, 2008, 19:05)
Linux and Open Source: "You can read stories
about doom and depression somewhere else today...There is something
there that does not exist in the proprietary wreckage, something
eCryptfs: Single-File Encryption in Linux (Oct 10, 2008, 17:35)
DevX: "Yet many developers try to build their
own cryptographic technology, which often gets them in trouble. A
better approach is to employ tools that rely on proven cryptography
techniques and algorithms. A great example of this approach is
eCryptfs, a complete cryptographic file system for Linux that
essentially is a robust implementation of mature cryptographic
Many Fixes, Enhancements in Dojo's Release 1.2 (Oct 10, 2008, 09:05)
OStatic: "Dojo, which is developed by the Dojo
Foundation and released under both the BSD License and Academic
Free License, is officially integrated with a number of Web
development frameworks, such as Django and the Zend Framework, and
by vendors such as IBM and Sun Microsystems."
Analyze Java Programs on Multi-Core Hardware (Oct 10, 2008, 07:35)
IBM AlphaWorks: "The Data Collector for Linux
component is a loadable kernel module for Linux operating systems.
Both x86 and POWER5 multi-core processors are supported. To use
this component, the Linux kernel must have DebugFS and/or Relay
features enabled and kernel debug symbols ready to use..."
Deploy an SCA Application Using Apache Tuscany (Oct 10, 2008, 05:35)
IBM Developerworks: "Apache Tuscany provides an
easy-to-use open source infrastructure for the development and
operation of SCA applications. This article shows you how to
administer an SCA domain using a Tuscany Web-based domain manager
UI and code, and how to use the domain administrative UI to deploy
an SOA solution comprised of SCA components."