Technical Team/Minutes/2019-06-04

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June 4, 2019


  • Gary O’Neall
  • Jack Manbeck
  • Krys Nuvadga
  • Rose Judge
  • Alexios Zavras
  • Mathew Crawford
  • Nisha Kumar
  • Steve Winslow

Package Definition

  • Reviewed Steve’s proposed definition at
  • Discussed subdirectory background
  • Discussed if dependencies were really a package
    • Agreed it should be the artifacts referred to by the dependency
  • Steve to update the definition

GSoC update

Java tooling update

  • @vlsi is writing a plugin for Gradle which uses SPDX
  • Several discussions on refactoring the current SPDX tools to make it more usable
    • Removing some of the heavy dependencies
    • Improving the performance
    • Pre-compiling a JAR file on release of the listed licenses