[Linaro-dev] Contributing in development.
amarnath.revanna at gmail.com
Sun Jun 27 14:04:06 BST 2010
On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 11:31 AM, Loïc Minier <loic.minier at linaro.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 23, 2010, pankaj chauhan wrote:
> > I joined few days back with intention to contribute in development.
> > Are we going to have some formal start of project emails on the list?
> > how would i know which areas require contribution from volunteers?
> So it kind of depends what your areas of interest and expertise lie.
> Usually, people have an itch to scratch, or a particular problem to
> solve and they start discussing how they could address it. For
> instance, some people would like to build images for a new board, or
> would like to build binaries for different optimizations, or an
> incompatible ABI, or would like to add a new feature to the toolchain
> Perhaps you can check how we currently do things and see where it
> doesn't meet your expectations, then start attacking this problem?
> There are some ongoing projects for this cycle where additional hands
> could be useful, but these are not fully specified yet; e.g. we know
> some software fails to build with recent ARM toolchain configurations,
> or that some software doesn't cross-build, but it's not easy to point
> you at lists of such bugs right now.
> Hope this helps,
> Loïc Minier
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> Linaro-dev at lists.linaro.org
Wouldn't it be good to have some wiki page on how to get started with Linaro?
Even I have similar expertise as that of Pankaj and was interested in
But from what I understand, all discussions happen in IRC channels, and its very
difficult for people living in different places to join IRC at the
same time. So, as
Jiandong suggested, its good to atleast have a summary mail here.
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