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Re: Google summer code 2016 project ideas

On Mar 12,  8:28pm, (Charles Cui) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: Google summer code 2016 project ideas

| Hi Christos,
|    My current focus is to classify the errors when building posix test
| suite on netbsd.
| Basically, there is
| 1. easy to fix error, likes formatting, lack of necessary headers, etc.
| 2. errors that can convert to netbsd implementation. Some systems (ex linux)
| actually define the same function name with netbsd, but they may have
| different parameters.
| 3. netbsd miss the implementation of some features.
| Problem 1 and 2 can be solved by some kind of converting and minor fixes.
| For problem 3, which needs the implementation in kernel, or libraries,
| can we use the implementation of existing system (like linux) and
| tailor to fit netbsd?

That sounds like a good classification and in your plan you should
allocate some time (first perhaps) to cleanup 1 and 2. For 3 you
are better off looking at FreeBSD instead because the code is a lot
more similar.



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