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From: Christian Ruppert <idl0r@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Cc: Gaurav Saxena <grvsaxena419@×××××.com>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Six month major project on Gentoo
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 17:47:24
Message-Id: 3443520.o7J80xbYfh@odin
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Six month major project on Gentoo by Gaurav Saxena
On Thursday 15 December 2011 23:37:10 Gaurav Saxena wrote:
> Hello all , Thanks a lot for your replies. > > Christian, I am interested in Open RC, it sounds interesting to me, I > would like to know more details regarding what type of projects are > there that could be done. > > On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 11:35 PM, Christian Ruppert <idl0r@g.o>
wrote:
> > On Wednesday 14 December 2011 16:36:42 Gaurav Saxena wrote: > >> Hello all, > >> I am interested in doing my final year computer scence project on > >> gentoo. I would be having a duration of six months to work on the > >> project. Could you please suggest me some good project ideas that > >> would be helpful to me as well as gentoo. I am interested in parallel > >> computing, data structures , operating system. I am well versed in > >> C/C++. I think there might be projects which need to be done, I > >> would like to work on them. > > > > What about OpenRC? :) > > We could need some help. > > http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/base/openrc/ > > #openrc or #gentoo-base (IRC) via FreeNode > > Or openrc@g.o. > > > > Let me know if you're interested or need more details :) > > > > -- > > Regards, > > Christian Ruppert > > Gentoo Linux developer, Bugzilla administrator and Infrastructure member > > Fingerprint: EEB1 C341 7C84 B274 6C59 F243 5EAB 0C62 B427 ABC8
Hi Gaurav, you may know OpenRC already from your Gentoo machines, it's the service management fronted of "sysvinit" that handles the startup/shutdown of services in various runlevels incl. dependencies. What I can say is: The rc_parallel (so starting services parallel) feature needs some love. There are some issues re service dependencies, locking etc. https://bugs.gentoo.org/391945 https://bugs.gentoo.org/360013 and some more. We also have some issues with links of init scripts: There are a lot of other "major" and minor bugs. See http://preview.tinyurl.com/openrc-bugs You can also ask us via IRC if you want (just stay longer, remind the different timezones so it may take some time till one replies :P) -- Regards, Christian Ruppert Gentoo Linux developer, Bugzilla administrator and Infrastructure member Fingerprint: EEB1 C341 7C84 B274 6C59 F243 5EAB 0C62 B427 ABC8

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