Challenges of an open source operating system

Key takeaways
  • You will learn about general general challenges an open source operating system can encounter
  • You will hear about real life examples using Android for demonstration.
  • You will learn between difference of large scale OS development and development of an independent app
  • You will

Operating Systems are the platform for many developers. Making sure that the api surface is consistent across different versions of an open source operating system is challenging. This talk will give an introduction to challenges which are demonstrated with real life examples. Examples are maintaining a consistent api surface, backwards compatibility, managing dependancies for developers that change the open source code, release latencies and others.


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