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From: NP-Hardass <NP-Hardass@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] New developer: Toralf Förster (toralf)
Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:48:38
Message-Id: 3555a7bf-b3fd-4ccf-388f-b9c6b12d8250@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-project] New developer: Toralf Förster (toralf) by Mikle Kolyada
On 06/19/2017 07:39 AM, Mikle Kolyada wrote:
> Good day everyone! > > It is my pleasure to announce the latest addition to our family. > > Toralf Förster is joining us from Hamburg, Germany. > I strongly believe that lots of people already know him as the person who works on tinderbox, > and he will continue work in his new status! > > Here is how he describes himself: > > I'm Toralf. > > I was born at the end of the 60's in the northern part of the GDR. > In the early 90's I made my graduate engineer in Electrical Engineering at the University Rostock ("Technical Cybernetics and Automation Technology"). > Since end of the 90's I do live in Hamburg. > > In the early 90s I was influenced by the idea of "public domain". > A decade later I started to play with Linux. > I tried SuSE, looked at RedHat, installed a Gentoo - and stayed at it. > > At the university I coded in Turbo Pascal. > After the study I coded for about 5 years in C. > Then I preferred Perl and UN*X/shell tools. > Around 2003 I sneaked a little bit into Java. > Last year I wrote my first Python scriptlet. > > For the Ethereal project (today: Wireshark) I wrote a dissector [1] for the IBM Sametime protocol. > I made it into the commit history of the Linux kernel with [2]. > I fuzz tested in the past with Trinity [3] x86 User Mode Linux images and uncovered few bugs in nfs (v4 mostly) and hostfs (UML). > > I use the hardened profile since 3 years both at my desktop and my server. > The later acts since 2014 amongst other things as a Gentoo tinderbox [4]. > My plan within the Gentoo universe is to help keeping the portage tree in a acceptable quality state. > > > -- > > [1] https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1121 > [2] https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=ca75b4d8799d46842350596fdc5fce7711610326 > [3] https://github.com/kernelslacker/trinity > [4] https://www.zwiebeltoralf.de/tinderbox.html > > Please give him a warm welcome! >
Welcome aboard! It's about time you joined the ranks! Glad to see it. -- NP-Hardass

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