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Keep up to date with the latest development updates to Serpent OS

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Initial Performance Testing

With further progress on boulder, we can now build native stone packages with some easy tweaks such as profile guided optimizations (PGO) and link time optimizations (LTO). That means we can take a first look at what the performance of the first cut of Serpent OS shows for the future. The tests have been conducted using benchmarking-tools with Serpent OS measured in a chroot on the same host with the same kernel and config.

Monday, August 2, 2021

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Boulder Keeps On Rolling

Squirreling away in the background has been some great changes to bring boulder closer to its full potential. Here’s a quick recap of some of the more important ones.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

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Yet Another Website Revamp

Yeah we did it again. Project is back with a bang and working away so we revamped our website during our port to Bootstrap 5. Shiny, updated website revamp This wasn’t just a visual update however, we’ve revamped much of the content too. Look around the new homepage, we’ve linked new pages explaining our project goals and vision. Sure, we’re not quite there yet but we’re definitely seeing exciting times here at Serpent OS.

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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Migrating to GitLab

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s transition from IRC to Matrix, we’re revamping our infrastructure to further enable success for our project. Recently we heard the company behind Phabricator is winding down operations. We can’t really complain, as we used it freely and really appreciated the project while using it. Shiny new GitLab project Going forwards, we decided to collapse the disparity between our code hosting solutions. A major requirement for us is a support for many repositories, namespace nesting, and global overview of issues outside of a specific subproject or repository.

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

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