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Thu Feb 2 21:22:12 2012 UTC (8 years, 7 months ago) by tron
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irst draft of announcement for hackathon 16.

    1: # Hackathon 16
    2: 
    3: The 16th NetBSD hackathon will be run from February 10th to February 12th.
    4: Our goal is fixing all the bugs that needs fixing to get
    5: [[NetBSD-current|http://www.NetBSD0.org/docs/current/]] ready for the
    6: creation of the NetBSD 6.0 release branch.
    7: 
    8: Join us on the IRC channel #netbsd-code on freenode (irc.freenode.net).
    9: Just join, have a look around and ask your questions or what work needs to
   10: be done.
   11: 
   12: ## Primary goals
   13: 
   14: We want NetBSD 6.0 to be the best NetBSD release ever. There are already
   15: a lot of great features in it:
   16: 
   17: * Improved kernel performance and scalibity
   18: * New kernel module framework with automatic module loading
   19: * Logic Volume Manager
   20: * NetBSD Packet Filter
   21: * Xen SMP support
   22: * Flash file-system CHFS
   23: * Automated Regression Testing
   24: * Improved FUSE support
   25: * Updated Linux emulation
   26: * GCC 4.5.3
   27: * Updated X.org X11 distribution
   28: * SMTP authentication client built into Postfix (now version 2.8.7)
   29: * New and enhanced drivers
   30: * ... and many other features
   31: 
   32: To make sure that NetBSD users get the best possible experience of
   33: the new release we would like to fix as many as possible of the
   34: following bugs:
   35: 
   36: Critical bugs:
   37: * [[PR 45677|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45677]]: The stress_killer test sometimes does
   38: * [[PR 45708|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45708]]: Unable to read big files from large FFSv2 (12TB), ls out of swap
   39: * [[PR 44788|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/44788]]: mlock(2) panic
   40: * [[PR 45187|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45187]]: select(2) sometimes doesn't wakeup
   41: * [[PR 45833|http://gnats.NetBSD.org/45833]]: occasional crash of 5.99.59: SPL NOT LOWERED ON TRAP EXIT

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