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

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A Rolling Boulder Gathers No Moss

We actually did it. Super pleased to announce that moss is now capable of installing and removing packages. Granted, super rough, but gotta start somewhere right?

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

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Moss DB Progress

I’ll try to make this update as brief as I can but it’s certainly an important one, so let’s dive right into it. The last few weeks have been rough but work on our package manager has still been happening. Today we’re happy to reveal another element of the equation: moss-db.

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

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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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