Gentoo Archives: gentoo-soc

From: Alec Warner <antarus@g.o>
To: gentoo-soc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-soc] Welcome GSoC Students!
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 20:57:59
Message-Id: b41005390804231357x19322c87j7832a17b6a1d36bc@mail.gmail.com
grr, sent as wrong sender again...

On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 1:57 PM, Alec Warner <antarus@×××××××××××.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 9:58 AM, Nirbheek Chauhan > <nirbheek.chauhan@×××××.com> wrote: > > On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 11:33 PM, Anant Narayanan <anant@g.o> wrote: > > [snip an awesome project] > > > > > > > Automate it All > > > by Nirbheek Chauhan > > > > It's "Automate it All"! =P > > The quotes are important. =) > > > > [snip other awesome projects] > > > > [snip some great advice] > > > > > > > > > - Blogs: A lot of developers use blogs to communicate with the > > > community at large. We recommend you read posts on Planet Gentoo > > > (http://planet.gentoo.org/) and add the feed to your reader. We also highly > > > recommend that you get a blog for yourself (if you already don't have one), > > > and use it to write anything relevant to your project under a category such > > > as 'soc08' or 'gentoo'. We will be aggregating your blogs on our Planet for > > > the entire Gentoo community to read. > > > > Besides planet gentoo, there's also http://planet-soc.com -- the > > official GSoC planet :) > > I encourage you to sign up for both. You can contant > planet@g.o for us and I'm sure planet-soc has some signup > somewhere (the le' awesome webchick is running it). > > > > > > > > > > > > Code Management > > > - Gentoo uses a mix of CVS, SVN and Git internally. We recommend you > > > use an external code hosting service to help manage your code. Some of the > > > popular ones are: http://code.google.com/hosting/(SVN), > > > http://sourceforge.net/ (CVS/SVN) and http://repo.or.cz/ (Git). > > > > Using external code hosting services makes keeping track of all the > > Gentoo projects painful at the very least. Some people will use > > code.google, others sf, launchpad, etc etc and one has to run around > > between all these websites to access the projects. > > Painful at the very least eh? I disagree ;) > > I expect students to use whatever hosting service they choose provided > it is up enough (ie hosting it on your workstation at home is probably > not good enough). > > I expect students to post a URL to their code somewhere so people can > find it easily (maybe we can update the soc webpage...). > > You may want to visit the 'official' unofficial soc wiki as well: > > 13:54 <@antarus|work> !wiki > 13:54 <+socinfo> "wiki" is located at http://socwiki.natulte.net/ . For > accepted SoC students only, see the student list for access > information! > > > > > > So to make things easier for the students, mentors, and those who are > > interested in the code, Redmine has been setup at > > http://soc.gentooexperimental.org/ (hosting courtesy bonsakitten) for > > Gentoo SoC project management. > > > > Redmine was chosen over Trac for the following reasons: > > > > 1. Hosting multiple projects is trivial with Redmine compared to Trac > > 2. Redmine is *simple*. > > 3. Redmine doesn't provide inbuilt source code management, and instead > > can "watch" any repository you want. This makes managing projects > > which already have an exisiting repostory (such as portage for the > > revdep-rebuild project) very easily > > 4. Redmine provides a wiki, a forum, a bug tracker, release cycle, > > calendar for planning, fancy charts for stats, and will provide a > > mailing list in a future release. > > > > Redmine can manage bzr, svn, cvs, git, darcs, and mercurial repositories > > > > bzr, svn, and git repository management will be provided on the same > > server for projects that need it. > > > > Thanks go to Patrick and Co. for getting this set up. I want to > stress again that while it is utterly awesome that it is offered, you > don't have to use it. > > > > > > > One of the > > > explicit aims of the Community Bonding period is to get you upto speed with > > > the version control system you will be working with. Please contact your > > > mentor for help *before* signing up with a particular service. In some > > > cases, you may be expected to work on an existing repository - again - > > > contact your mentor for specifics. > > > > [snip more great advice] > > > > > > > > > > Alec Warner: antarus@g.o > > > Grant Goodyear: g2boojum@g.o > > > Joshua Jackson: tsunam@g.o > > > > What do the powers that be have to say about soc.ge.o? Can we have it > > as the official project management place for Gentoo SoC projects? :-) > > I don't think an 'official' place is necessary but feel free to try to > convince me otherwise. > > -Alec > > > > > > > If so, Anant might want to add this to the GSoC section in this month's GMN ;-) > > > > > > -- > > ~Nirbheek Chauhan > > -- > > > > > > gentoo-soc@l.g.o mailing list > > > > >
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