Re: Call for Foundation-supported Project Ideas
- Reply: Graham Perrin : "Call for Foundation-supported Project Ideas: lsof"
- In reply to: Allan Jude : "Re: Call for Foundation-supported Project Ideas"
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Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 00:01:45 UTC
On 11/24/2021 4:46 pm, Allan Jude wrote: > On 11/24/2021 2:42 AM, Dave Cottlehuber wrote: >> On Tue, 23 Nov 2021, at 22:41, Joseph Mingrone wrote: >>> Hello FreeBSD community, >>> >>> The Foundation is seeking suggestions for new projects to support. >>> What >>> gaps in the Project are not being addressed by the broader community? >>> >>> You can read about past Foundation-supported projects at >>> https://freebsdfoundation.org/our-work/projects/ and the Foundation's >>> four main areas of focus in the 'Technology Roadmap' article at >>> https://freebsdfoundation.org/blog/technology-roadmap/. >>> >>> Right now we are gathering ideas. We will send out a call for >>> project >>> grant proposals soon. If you prefer to send your project ideas >>> directly >>> to the Foundation, we will be monitoring responses at >>> email@example.com. >>> >>> -- >>> Joe (with Foundation hat on) >> >> Some new ideas. >> >> 1. updated kmod ports for point releases. >> >> we should be able to ship an x+1 RELEASE *and* have the appropriate >> kmod ports available at the same time. I know that unplanned API >> breakage is rare, but when it does happen, its absolutely brutal for >> end users. >> >> 2. a decent ports CI >> >> At least for committers, and for regular maintainers, we should be >> able to have some common-sense pre-commit build checks done at least >> on tier 1 architectures easily without human intervention. >> >> 3. jail creation and usage as non-root >> >> nuff said. >> >> 4. more programmable/scriptable configs >> >> I would love to see FreeBSD be the programmable server environment. >> >> - libxo all the things >> - more stuff like libifconfig libpf libzfs -- "lib-ify" all the things >> - UCL all the things >> >> A+ >> Dave >> > > I was discussing the idea of 'user jails' with a few people around > EuroBSDcon. Do you have some specific user cases, and/or ideas of what > would be allowed and not allowed? Back to the topic: Can I PLEASE get some help on sysutils/lsof (which has been broken for all of 13 and 14's lifetime)? If I can't, I'm going to rmport it. -- Larry Rosenman http://people.freebsd.org/~ler Phone: +1 214-642-9640 E-Mail: ler@FreeBSD.org US Mail: 5708 Sabbia Dr, Round Rock, TX 78665-2106