DevConf.cz 2018 has ended

DevConf.cz 2018 is the 10th annual, free, Red Hat sponsored community conference for developers, admins, DevOps engineers, testers, documentation writers and other contributors to open source technologies such as Linux, Middleware, Virtualization, Storage, Cloud and mobile where FLOSS communities sync, share, and hack on upstream projects together in the beautiful city of Brno, Czech Republic.

When: Friday, January 26 to Sunday, January 28, 2018

Venue: Faculty of Information Technology (VUT FIT - Božetěchova 2, Brno)


  • Friday 17:15: at the venue there will be a surprise show, stick around!
  • Saturday 19:00: the social event starts at Fleda Club. TICKET IS REQUIRED. Tickets will be distributed each day at check-in. First come, first serve.
  • Sunday 17:00: there will be many prizes given away at the closing session.
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Saturday, January 27 • 10:30am - 11:53am
Future of signatures in RPM

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"RPM's ideas about signatures are still from the last century. In this workshop we will collect and discuss ideas and use cases for a more modern approach to package signing. A signature should not just verifying that the package was not modified since the signature was applied.

A signature could indicate that a package
* was build properly
* has passed automatic testing
* passed QA
* belongs to a distribution, release or update
* was tested by the user's QA
* passed staging
* ...

So there are many areas where such signatures could be added or checked and we hope for feedback from all these areas.

Goal of the workshop is to come up with a more clear view on the topic
and being able to design and implement a new frame work for handling
signatures in RPM."

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Florian Festi

RPM upstream developer, Red Hat
RPM upstream developer
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Panu Matilainen

RPM upstream developer
Red Hat engineer since 2007
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Pavlina Moravcova Varekova

RPM upstream developer
Red Hat engineer since 2016

Saturday January 27, 2018 10:30am - 11:53am CET
I-M103 Faculty of Information Technology (VUT FIT)