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Re: Kernel newbie involvement

El 04/06/11 02:56, olafBuddenhagen@gmx.net escribió:

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
found on


Of course we will gladly answer any further question that come up --
preferably on bug-hurd@gnu.org or in IRC (#hurd on irc.freenode.net).

We are looking forward to hearing more about this :-)


Thank you very much for your information.

Quiliro Ordóñez
08 836 2718
02 340 1517

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