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Packaging Automation, Next Steps
Published on June 22, 2022 by Ikey Doherty
Hi all! A LOT has been happening lately and we've got some packaging automation in place, as well as very clear next steps!...
Thanks all for supporting!!
Published on June 18, 2022 by Ikey Doherty
Hey all, I got a few emails this morning informing me of newly subscribed supporters. I just wanted to take a few seconds to thank everyone who has been supporting us, and to those joining us in our adventure =) If you check our Twitter pag...
RELR Enabled in Serpent OS
Published on April 11, 2022 by Ikey Doherty
Read all about it, fresh off the Serpent press!
Put the pedal to the metal
Published on January 25, 2022 by Ikey Doherty
Blog title says it all :) Any questions, please ask. We're going super saiyan. ...
Ah go on why not. Night hax livestream starting in 15 minutes roughly on YouTube:… In...
Moss Progress Update
Published on January 12, 2022 by Ikey Doherty
Nothing quite like a video to demonstrate progress :) Very simplistic overview of our latest moss functionality and the progress we've made
Going Live (Again)
Published on December 18, 2021 by Ikey Doherty
Third night of going live.. let's not make a habbit of it :D Starting in the next few minutes:
Night Hax #2: Install Remote Packages
Published on December 17, 2021 by Ikey Doherty
The streams have been impromptu but massively beneficial. Prototype code has now shown we can install packages (complete with dependencies) into a staging directory with moss. Somewhat madly - we can also boot the resulting container using...
Night Hax: Streaming development now
Published on December 16, 2021 by Ikey Doherty
In the next few minutes I'll begin live streaming development on YouTube: You can join...
Even more performance improvements
Published on December 14, 2021 by Ikey Doherty
Seriously, we haven't taken a break for a while :D Significant improvements have landed in moss, boulder and moss-format allowing faster installation time and smaller packages. Oh trust us, it's close....
18 months in the making.. We've officially LEFT BOOTSTRAP. Thank you to the team for their wonderful efforts, and the community for their amazing support! Our initial "protosnek" binary repository is now online!...
Repo is now online :O
Published on December 2, 2021 by Ikey Doherty
As promised, our initial binary repository is now online. This repository will be used as our seed to create the final repository, with us now hurtling towards our first milestone. A blog post will come later today detailing where we're at,...
Attention please
Published on November 30, 2021 by Ikey Doherty
I can say with absolute confidence that our initial binary repository will be going online within the next few days.
Huge progress on first milestone
Published on November 29, 2021 by Ikey Doherty
Nothing textual to share here, just want you guys to see how much we're getting done =) ...
New blogpost: "It All Depends"
Published on November 24, 2021 by Ikey Doherty
So, remember the dependency stuff I've been telling you guys all about? it's landed. So, we revealed some public milestones, along with our progress and the great new features rapidly landing in our codebase to facilitate the jump from proo...
A new blogpost is out by Peter detailing some of the (serious) performance changes we've implemented as a team to our tooling...
Dependency work is underway
Published on October 15, 2021 by Ikey Doherty
Hey guys, thought I'd share with you before we wait for a blog post.. :) I've officially started on the dependency work, and have gotten to a point where things are actually starting to work. Right now we have basic name based dependencies...
Optimising moss-format
Published on October 4, 2021 by Ikey Doherty
Peter has been at it again, finding ways to optimise our binary package format. In some instances he has managed to shave 10% off the total size, on top of the vast savings offered by our deduplication approach!...