Re: Kernel newbie involvement
On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 12:11:05PM -0500, Quiliro Ordóñez wrote:
> I would like to involve a CS students in this project.
Great :-) We are always happy about new people getting involved in the
> The idea is to use gNewSense (which is the FSF approved version based
> on Debian).
I'm not sure what you are saying here. Do you mean you want to work on
*creating* a Hurd variant of gNewSense; or you want to do other work
based on one?...
As far as I know, gNewSense doesn't provide a Hurd variant so far -- or
at least we never heard about one.
> Please give guidelines and steps to take to teach the necessary
> habilities for them to actively develop Hurd. They are new to GNU and
> have only basic bash experience.
Well, the students will surely need a *lot* of guidance in the beginning
-- especially if they have little general UNIX experience... So I guess
the first step is for *you* to learn your ways around the Hurd project,
so you can in turn teach them :-)
General information about getting involved in Hurd development can be
Of course we will gladly answer any further question that come up --
preferably on email@example.com or in IRC (#hurd on irc.freenode.net).
We are looking forward to hearing more about this :-)