Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:59:23 +0800 From: Christopher Meng <cickumqt@...il.com> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: GSoC projects? On 2/11/15, Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> wrote: > The call for applications for mentoring organizations for Google > Summer of Code 2015 has just opened. While we don't have the > organizational structure for musl to participate directly in GSoC, I'd > like to consider reaching out to some other organizations that might > be able to act as umbrella organizations and offer some possible > projects for students related to musl. Some ideas that come to mind > are: > > - Improving toolchain support for musl. > > - Fixing portability issues blocking musl support in apps -- the task > could be something like "make portability fixes for N apps to get > them working on musl-based systems and get X% of the fixes > upstream". > > - Meaningful benchmarking of libc interfaces that are likely to have > an impact on performance. (This could be joint with glibc or Bionic, > even.) > > - Packaging more apps for a musl-based dist like Alpine or Sabotage. > > - Porting musl to one or more additional archs, possibly covering the > gaps in target support with musl vs uclibc. > > It's been a while since I've looked at GSoC specifics so some of these > might need tweaks to make them into GSoC-worthy projects, but they all > seem like things that would be interesting and valuable. > > Do we have anyone from the community who would be interested in > mentoring (or being a student) for projects like this? Other ideas? > Ideas on orgs to reach out to? > > Rich > Hi Rich, I'm interested in musl for a long time, I could be a student of this. But I'm not sure how strong the skill you need ;) Thanks. -- Yours sincerely, Christopher Meng http://cicku.me
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