Re: Call for participation

From: Kubilay Kocak <>
Date: Sat, 04 Sep 2021 00:14:25 UTC
No firm dates yet, we’ll make sure everyone has ample time ahead of, and communicate session schedules when determined

> On 4 Sep 2021, at 12:59 am, Shawn Webb <> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 02, 2021 at 08:43:21AM -0600, Warner Losh wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> As teased on twitter, now that summer is over, it's a good time to start
>> working on the next steps with git. When we moved to git, we knew a number
>> of things would come in phase 2 since phase 1 was limited to moving away
>> from subversion and to git.
>> Now's the time for phase 2. The deferred items included better CI
>> pipelines, better integration with popular hosting sites like github and
>> gitlab, a look at the tools we have today and how they fit together, and a
>> bunch of other items that were less well defined. I've spent the last
>> several months looking at the different practices in open source,
>> looking at our tools, etc. We have bits and pieces of many of these items,
>> but are missing some glue between what we have. Other areas need more
>> extensive work.
>> To coordinate this work, I'll be leading a team to look at what we can do
>> in the short term, the medium term and where we think we want to be in the
>> long term. I plan on having bi-weekly meetings to discuss different issues
>> that come up, to coordinate work and experiments and to give some structure
>> to encouragement for progress to be made.
>> This will be a collaborative effort between the developers and the user
>> community that contributes patches to any part of FreeBSD (the base, ports
>> and docs). If you are interested in participating, please drop me a line.
>> We'll have a core office hours to talk about this soon, and I'd like to
>> start discussions with those that are interested before hand, as well as
>> invite people to participate in the office hours. After that, we'll have a
>> kick off meeting that's open to everybody who can respectfully contribute.
>> Looking forward to hearing from you.
> Hey Warner,
> I'd be happy to talk about HardenedBSD's switch from GitHub to Gitea
> and finally to GitLab. We had a lot of troubles with Gitea and ended
> up with GitLab.
> When are you thinking of holding that meeting?
> Thanks,
> -- 
> Shawn Webb
> Cofounder / Security Engineer
> HardenedBSD