Re: Kernel newbie involvement
good luck getting help from karl goatz with gnewsense/ hurd he has
tight control over the project. He never even wanted to work with us
when we wanted to update builder their script that makes the live cd.
On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 2:56 AM, <olafBuddenhagen@gmx.net> wrote:
> 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 email@example.com or in IRC (#hurd on irc.freenode.net).
> We are looking forward to hearing more about this :-)