We need volunteers for the Hacker’s Lab at the upcoming 2017 LLVM Developers’ Meeting! The Hacker’s Lab is for small groups to form to discuss topics or work on problems. Please let me know ASAP if you will able to volunteer so I can add your topic to the online listing and make appropriate signs.
The Hackers Lab is split into 1.5 hour sessions. During each session, the Hackers Lab will focus on specific topics. Each table (~15) in the room will have a sign on it to represent a sub-project or area of LLVM. This will help newcomers and even active developers congregate together on specific topics. Many of the tables will have an easel for informal discussions.
In addition to labeling tables, we are asking for volunteers to represent a sub-project or topic related to the meeting. These volunteers should be knowledgeable about the sub-project/topic and able to answer some basic questions or point people to the right developer to talk to. If volunteers want to go a step further, they could prepare a list of bugs that groups could work on during the Hackers Lab. This is very open ended in what the leader of the table can do, but the main goal is to provide a space for developers’ to meet and find each other who are interested in a specific topic or sub-project.
I’ve gone through many of the Code Owners files to try to find topics, and here is a list I have started.. but really it depends on who volunteers :)