Purely Functional Package Management
2019-09-21, 15:20–16:00 (Europe/Berlin), Cage

Ever experienced a broken system by simply upgrading packages? No more! This talk introduces the purely functional package manager Nix and the advancements all software distributions can benefit from - with some of those already implemented in mainstream package managers like snap.

Franz has been herding Linux systems since 20 years and was a Debian contributor before being sucked into the NixOS community a few years ago. He was NixOS release manager for two releases and is a member of the NixOS security team.