pkgsrcCon is the annual technical conference for people working on pkgsrc,
a framework for building over 19,000 open source software packages.
pkgsrc is the native package manager on NetBSD, SmartOS and Minix, and is portable across many different operating systems including Linux and Mac OS X.
Developers, contributors and users are all welcome to attend.
We had lots of fun, thanks everyone for participating! Check out the slides and video recordings.
The pkgsrcCon 2018 takes place on Saturday () and Sunday (). On Saturday we will start off with talks.
We will have lunchbreaks at a convenient time between talks.
On we will have a get-together with some drinks.
On after the conference we will have dinner together.
To plan accordingly please let the organizers know if you are going to attend the social event and dinner on Saturday!
|Social Event||Fri||18:00 - open end||republik-berlin|
|Talks & Hacking||Sat||10:00 - 18:00||c-base|
|Post conf dinner||Sat||19:00 - late||Spud Bencer|
|Hacking||Sun||10:00 - open end||c-base|
pkgsrcCon will take place at the c-base, in Berlin Mitte.
On arrival day, Friday 6th, we will gather around a table at republik-berlin, in Berlin Mitte.
Köpenicker Str. 74
The social dinner will take place on Saturday 7th at the Spud Bencer, in Berlin Friedrichshain.
Gubener Strasse 41
Please let the organizers know if you have any particular requirements (diet, allergies...) and we will try our best to address them.
While the primary focus is on pkgsrc, the theme of the day is building and packaging open source software in general and the challenges we face.
Details for general attendees will be available soon but in the meantime, If you would like to present a talk on such a theme, please send the title, slot duration (minimum of 15 minutes) and a brief description (for the web site) to pkgsrcCon2018@NetBSD.org.
The presentations will be recorded, and hopefully also streamed live. We will communicate the corresponding addresses as soon as we know them.
|10:00||Pierre Pronchery, Thomas Merkel||Meet & Greet|
|11:00||Youri Mouton||« The state of desktops in pkgsrc »|
|12:00||Amitai Schleier||« Maintaining qmail in 2018 »|
|14:00||Maya Rashish||« A beginner's introduction to GCC »|
|15:00||Leonardo Taccari||« Handling the workflow of pkgsrc-security »|
|16:00||Benny Siegert||« Preaching for releng-pkgsrc »|
|17:00||Sevan Janiyan||« Something old, something new, something borrowed »|
The conference is free and there are no tickets.
To help with planning it would be greatly appreciated that you let the organizers know. Send an email to pkgsrcCon2018@NetBSD.org and include details like:
Long distance buses arrive at the Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof (ZOB / Central Bus Station). Trains connect at Hauptbahnhof and Ostbahnhof. More details can be found at wikitravel.
Many thanks to the c-base for providing the main location!
We also thank the NetBSD Foundation for supporting three developers to attend the conference!
Thank you also to Defora Networks for sponsoring the t-shirts for the conference!
Last but not least, thank you to SkyLime for sponsoring the catering on Saturday!