January 21st, 2019 | 56 mins 37 secs
hpc, python, spack, system package management
Wherein we chat with Todd Gamblin about Spack, the package manager for supercomputers. We talk the unique challenges that packaging for High-performance computing platforms bring to package management, whether you should mine bitcoins on super computers and what's planned for the future of spack.
August 16th, 2017 | 54 mins 52 secs
homebrew, macos, system package management
Wherein we chat with Mike McQuaid, the lead maintainer of Homebrew. We discuss how he got started contributing to Homebrew, its differences from Macports, using GitHub as a database, patching upstream, and more.