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Sunday, January 27 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Eliminating Scriptlets for Fun and Profit

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Does your installation, image generation or CI setup take *far too
long*? In this talk, we'll discuss how we analyzed hundreds of
packages in Fedora to identify their use of RPM scriptlets as an
enormous contributing factor to slow installations and complications
around generating stable container and ostree images.

We will discuss the various strategies that we have today to eliminate
many of these scriptlets as well as our plans for eventually removing
most or all of them from Fedora.

This talk is intended for those who are working in packaging or
image-generation on RPM-based systems and have at least a basic
familiarity with rpmbuild and RPM spec file syntax.

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Stephen Gallagher

Software Engineer and Open-Source Advocate, Red Hat
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. I have spent the last ten years working on various security and platform-enablement software for Fedora Server and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
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Will Woods

Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat, Inc.
Project Weldr Tech Lead

Sunday January 27, 2019 12:00pm - 12:50pm CET