debian-arm

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ARM Sprint agenda

1 Buildd status

1.1 TODO armel buildd status

  • currently up 6 buildds on mv78x00 hardware
    • extend +1.5GB RAM on those (?)
  • drop n2100 based machines (arcadelt, agricola, argento)
  • setup ancina tarball based schroot

1.2 TODO armhf buildd status

  • currently up 6 buildds on mx53 hardware
  • 3 remote nodes on calxeda machines donated
    • setup 2 buildd on new nodes
  • WANTED Donation of ARM server (aprox 10 nodes) to Debian infrastructure

2 Porterbox status

2.1 TODO armel machines

  • decommission agricola (N2100 based)
  • keep abel on mv78x00 hardware

2.2 TODO armhf machines

  • harris on mx53 hardware
  • add one calxeda node as porterbox (ipa)

3 Kernel support

3.1 armel platform support

  • supported in wheezy:
    • iop32x
    • ixp4xx
    • kirkwood
    • mv78xx0
    • orion5x
    • versatile
  • jessie supported:

3.2 armhf platform support

  • supported in wheezy:
    • mx5
    • omap
    • vexpress
  • jessie supported:
    • added armmp (ARMv7 multiplatform kernel for Marvell Armada 370/xp, Freescale iMX5x/iMX6, Calxeda Highbank)
    • propose dropping mx5, omap and vexpress (when merged in armmp)

4 Bootloader support

4.1 TODO Device tree enablement

4.2 TODO u-boot script handling

4.3 GRUB on ARM and chain-loading to u-boot or linux

5 Debian installer support

5.1 armel platform support

  • current supported platforms:
    • iop32x
    • kirkwood
    • orion5x
    • versatile

5.2 armhf platform support

  • supported platforms:
    • mx5
    • vexpress
  • add armmp support with DT

6 Documentation improvements

6.1 Reference manual

6.2 Installer manual

6.3 Website

6.4 Wiki

7 Cross toolchain in Debian

7.1 TODO Linux based cross toolchain packages

  • Define which packaging to upload (multi-arch, full bootstrap)
  • Enable buildd if needed

7.2 TODO Bare metal cross toolchain packages

  • Discuss on multiple libc handling mechanisms

8 Debian-Ports integration in Debian

8.1 TODO Hand machine over to DSA

  • Identify services running on d-ports
  • Transfer services to DSA machine
  • Transfer domain names to DSA

8.2 TODO Enable unreleased suite handling in archive tools

  • Sync with ftpmaster

8.3 TODO Merge wanna-build DB into official one

  • Sync with buildd team

8.4 TODO Enable non-DD uploaders for d-ports

  • Sync with DSA

9 Emdebian.org server future

10 arm64 Debian port support

10.1 Enable buildd support

  • Fast model system
  • Real hardware accessible to Debian (?)

10.2 Setup arm64 debian-ports

  • arm64 setup as new bootstrapping port

11 Cross build-depends discussion for bootstrapping

12 Enable multiarch in buildd software

13 Raspbian port support

13.1 Tweak compiler defaults via dpkg-vendor

13.2 Discussion on ways to support unstable suite

14 Flashable image generation

14.1 Discussion on supporting pre-installed images

15 Make popcon report stats per architecture

Author: Hector Oron

Created: 2013-11-14 Thu 11:30

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