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On Wednesday 10 June 2009, Mansour Moufid wrote:
> > But keep in mind there is a certain amount of work that comes with
> > this.
> How much time would members typically put in, say, per week? I
> imagine it's difficult to estimate an 'average' -- since most of the
> time spent is probably in actually reviewing source code -- but I'm
> looking forward to contributing a decent number of hours a week as
> part of this project. Effort is certainly no deterrent.
As with most oss projects, you put in the amount of time you are
comfortable with. There's usually more items on the TODO stack than you
can handle anyway, so you either let it rest for a few days/weeks when
you are busy, or work off large chunks when you have some time to burn.
To get you started, I would suggest you look for tasks that sound
interesting. There are several bugs that need attention. Some of them
are in the "Gentoo Security/Audit" section of Bugzilla. Mondo-rescue's
latest version needs to be looked at, for example:
There is a list of packages bundling libraries. Some of these might have
There's also some of the "Gentoo Security/Vulnerabilities" bugs that
need attention. If you're seeking to discover new vulnerabilities
instead of working on details of existing bugs, can literally start
anywhere you like.
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