Monday 28 January 2013

This month's meetings

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EtherPad

Attendees

  • 0930 UTC
    • Yvan Roux
    • Zhenqiang Chen
    • Matt Gretton-Dann
    • Venkat Kumar
    • Christophe Lyon
    • Måns Rullgard
    • Peter Maydell
    • Ramana Radhakrishnan
    • Omair Javaid

Agenda

  • New Starter
  • Review action items from last meeting
  • Thursday Meetings
  • Binary Release Review
  • Multimedia Codecs
  • ARMv8
    • Boehm GC
    • Backport
  • LLVM
  • Vectorizer cost models
  • Change of use for SVN/Bazaar

Action Items from this Meeting

  • ONGOING: All to think of proposals for GNU Tools Cauldron
  • TODO: Matt to investigate EEMBC Office gs8 failures
  • TODO: Matt blueprint backport of binutils 2.23.1 - backport just needs merging
  • TODO: Matt to blueprint options for reducing QEMU based cross test noise
  • TODO: Matt to unreserve Michael Hope's reservations
  • TODO: Matt to look at why Cortex-A9 softfloat bootstraps fail in Stage2.
  • TODO: Matt chase up EEMBC Networking License
  • TODO: Matt/Mans drop not to Android guys when WebP codecs have been upstreamed

Action Items from Previous Meeting

  • ONGOING: All to think of proposals for GNU Tools Cauldron
  • TODO: Matt to investigate EEMBC Office gs8 failures
  • TODO: Matt blueprint backport of binutils 2.23.1 - backport just needs merging
  • TODO: Matt to blueprint options for reducing QEMU based cross test noise
  • TODO: Matt to unreserve Michael Hope's reservations
  • TODO: Matt to look at why Cortex-A9 softfloat bootstraps fail in Stage2.
  • TODO: Matt chase up EEMBC Networking License
  • DONE: Richard check nothing needs backporting from AArch64 backend
  • DONE: Richard to ping Ramana about trunk build failures

Minutes

  • Thursday Meetings
    • 0930 UTC Standup Call - Renato to Lead
    • 1600 UTC Performance Call - Christophe to Lead
  • Binary Releases
    • Releases haven't been made yet - looking at Tuesday or Wednesday
    • Bero doing testing.
    • Bero may have some environment testing issues.
    • No access to Windows or RedHat 5

  • WebP upstreaming in progress
    • Waiting on upstream review
    • ACTION: Once upstreamed drop Android guys a note that this has been done Mans/Matt
  • ARMv8
    • Boehm GC port has been upstreamed
    • libatomic_ops port has asked for some improvements and information
    • GCC merge: No merge work to do - as upstream and GCC versions almost same.
    • ARM will probably ask for AArch64 4.7 backport as well.
  • Venkat backport upstream
    • Patch request sent upstream.
  • Vectorizer Cost Models
    • Initial model are almost no change.
    • Say unaligned loads/stores have almost not change - benchmarks within the noise.
    • Almost get back to peeling :-).
  • Disabling use of Neon for 64-bit ops - still awaiting review.
  • Umin/Smin patch benchmarks review - 10-15% regressions in a popular consumer embedded Benchmark
  • PandaBoard issues:

    • Rebooted with new kernel
    • ACTION: lm-sensor

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