nettools is a yet-to-be-released project providing low-level libraries for network configuration. Within the scope of the project falls protocols like DHCP, NDP, IPv4 Address Conflict Detection, and IPv4LL. The first library scheduled to be released is IPv4ACD, a pre-release version of which is already used by NetworkManager. This talk gives an overview of the design principles of the project, the current status and the future plans.
dbus-broker is an implementation of the DBus specification, intended to be a drop-in replacement for the reference implementation on Linux. It is now scheduled to be the default system and user bus in the next Fedora release. This talks shows some of the lessons learned during this relatively young project, the challenges faced, what the current status is and the plans for the future.