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From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
Subject: Re: Six month major project on Gentoo
Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2011 22:43:23 -0600
On 10:29 Wed 14 Dec     , Alec Warner wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 3:06 AM, Gaurav Saxena <grvsaxena419@...> 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 thinkĀ  there might be
> > projects which need to be done, I would like to work on them.
> 
> The only idea I can think of for parallel computing / distributed
> systems would be at the build level.
> 
> distcc-ng, a farm of user-controlled machines that compile your code
> in a p2p fashion.

I looked into this 6 or 7 years ago. It wasn't feasible unless you were 
on an extremely high-speed, low-latency network, beyond what was 
typically accessible at the time outside of universities and LANs. Could 
be worth exploring again now that 25-100 mbps connections are becoming 
more common.

-- 
Thanks,
Donnie

Donnie Berkholz
Council Member / Sr. Developer
Gentoo Linux
Blog: http://dberkholz.com
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