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From: Alec Warner <antarus@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Submit project ideas NOW for Google Summer of Code 2012
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2012 10:44:20
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Submit project ideas NOW for Google Summer of Code 2012 by Richard Yao
On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 11:28 PM, Richard Yao <ryao@×××××××××××××.edu> 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: >>> <>. 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: >> >> >> 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 >> >