Tuesday 28th November 17:00 UTC

Main Agenda

  • reminder to everyone to fill in their links to bugreports now (right now) on the previous meeting if not already done so. you are responsible for maintaining your own "section" notes in each minutes. format: [bug #NNNN](https://bugs.libre-soc.org/show_bug.cgi?id=NNNN)
  • reminder of Dec 1st deadline for FOSDEM 2024 talk proposal submissions. abstract can be very short, edit later. do not leave it to last minute! new system in place. bug #1070 https://lists.libre-soc.org/pipermail/libre-soc-dev/2023-November/005798.html
  • reminder of only three months (13 weeks) until march 1st deadline for completion of cavatools and cryptoprimitives. all tasks scope must be cut right back, do not spend hours "attempting to struggle" out of a futile "i must achieve it alone" ethos: ASK FOR HELP IMMEDIATELY
  • Clarification of the scope of new grants. See dmitry 2023-11-24 notes for more context.

Meeting notes:


  • Update bug #1126 to include git commit descriptions.
  • Check whether RISC-V have their own way of describing the instructions (likely they do).
  • Familiarise yourself with svanalysis.py, as we will need a similar tool for RISC-V.
  • Check what RISC-V support in binutils looks like. Needed for confirming the details of the RISC-V binutils grant.


  • Work together with Shriya (with Luke's asssitance) on Poly1305/ED25519.
  • Submitted talk proposals for FOSDEM 2024


  • bug #1169 Completed the necessary bits of mmap for ELF task.




  • Check with Dmitry on git commit descriptions (bug #1126). Once comment made, add to HDL workflow documentation.


  • bug #672 long story, pospopcount needs bmatflip (aka vgbbd in VSX) but also needed sv.bc fixing bug #1215 which is related/similar to the DDFFirst issue on scalar source/dest bug #1183 which jacob also noted for sv.cmpi/ff needed on bigmul.
  • Guide Dmitry on svanalysis.py.
  • Guide Shriya in Poly1305 bug #1157 and ED25519 bug #1151 to assist Sadoon.


  • Work together with Sadoon on Poly1305 and ED25519.