Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Boston Linux Meeting Wednesday, January 20, 2015 - Functional Package Management and GNU Guix

When: January 20, 2015 7PM (6:30PM for Q&A)
Topic: Functional Package Management and GNU Guix
Moderator: David Thompson
Location: MIT Building E-51, Room 325
##### Please note room change #####


Summary

An overview of functional package and configuration management using
GNU Guix

Abstract

David gives an overview of what functional package management is all
about and how it differs from traditional imperative package management.

He also demonstrates some interesting features of Guix such as
transactional package management, unprivileged package management,
bit-reproducible builds, and full system configuration management.

Attachments
https://gnu.org/software/guix/

For further information and directions please consult the BLU Web site
http://www.blu.org
Please note that there is usually plenty of free parking in the E-51
parking lot at 2 Amherst St, or directly on Amherst St.

After the meeting we will adjourn to the official after meeting meeting
location at The Cambridge Brewing Company
http://www.cambridgebrewingcompany.com/

--
Jerry Feldman <gaf@blu.org>
Boston Linux and Unix
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