Posted on Tue 06 February 2018 in geek • Tagged with conference, edsac, emacs, fosdem, linaro, lisp

I've just returned from a weekend in Brussels for my first ever FOSDEM - the Free and Open Source Developers, European Meeting. It's been on my list of conferences to go to for some time and thanks to getting my talk accepted, my employer financed the cost of travel and hotels …

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Edit with Emacs v1.15 released

Posted on Wed 17 January 2018 in geek • Tagged with edit with emacs, emacs

After a bit of hiatus there was enough of a flurry of patches to make it worth pushing out a new release. I'm in a little bit of a quandary with what to do with this package now. It's obviously a useful extension for a good number of people but …

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Posted on Thu 09 February 2017 in geek • Tagged with emacs

A couple of weeks ago I mused that I should really collect together the various hacks to integrate checkpatch into my workflow into a consistent mode. Having a quick look around I couldn't find any other implementations and went to create the said mode. It turns out I'd created the …

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Running Linux in QEMU's aarch64 system emulation mode

Posted on Fri 09 May 2014 in geek • Tagged with aarch64, arm64, linaro, qemu

Since I started working on aarch64 support for QEMU the most frequently asked question I got was "when can I run aarch64 system emulation on QEMU?". Well wait no more as support for a VIRT-IO based aarch64 board was recently merged into the master branch of QEMU. In this post …

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Anyone interested at an Emacs BoF at LCU14?

Posted on Tue 29 April 2014 in geek • Tagged with emacs, linaro

I'm fairly atypical as a Linaro employee because I have a desk in a shared office. This means I get to participate in technical banter with the other employees based in the Cambridge office. However it has become quite clear I'm surrounded on all sides by VIMers with only one …

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