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From: Alec Warner <antarus@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Submit project ideas NOW for Google Summer of Code 2012
Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2012 00:15:40 -0800
On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 11:28 PM, Richard Yao <ryao@...> wrote:
> I am not a developer yet, but I would like to suggest some idea possibilities:
>
> Minix port of Gentoo
> Illumos port of Gentoo
> LLVM/Clang System Compiler Support
> ICC System Compiler Support (probably easier than LLVM/Clang)
> Port of Gentoo/FreeBSD to amd64 (or other architectures)
> Gentoo/FreeBSD KVM port (we don't have to let upstream have all of the fun)
> Gentoo Prefix --as-needed support on one or more architectures that
> currently lack it
> Gentoo Prefix Cygwin support
> Gentoo Prefix Minix support

I'm a little wary of 'ports' as I am unsure myself how much actual
software writing is required.

>
> I might be too inexperienced to serve as a mentor this summer,
> provided that the recruitment process finishes in time. I would
> appreciate it if anyone interested in being a mentor for any of these
> ideas adopted them.

You don't need to be a Gentoo Developer to be a mentor.

>
> On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 2:03 AM, Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@g.o> wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 07, 2012 at 11:38:47PM -0600, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
>>> <http://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Google_Summer_of_Code/2012/Ideas>. If you
>>> have project ideas, this is the place to put them. It's critical to also
>>> include potential mentors and prerequisite skills so students know which
>>> ideas make sense and where to learn more about them.
>> For any devs with ideas from the previous years that didn't get chosen,
>> the old page is here:
>> http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/userrel/soc/ideas.xml
>>
>> I'm not going to be putting my Upstart idea forward again, due to lack
>> of time, and I don't think it's quite suited. Somebody else might want
>> to look at the potential of porting OpenRC's oldnet into systemd
>> however...
>>
>> --
>> Robin Hugh Johnson
>> Gentoo Linux: Developer, Trustee & Infrastructure Lead
>> E-Mail     : robbat2@g.o
>> GnuPG FP   : 11ACBA4F 4778E3F6 E4EDF38E B27B944E 34884E85
>>
>


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