[Rust-VMM] Call for GSoC and Outreachy project ideas for summer 2022
jasowang at redhat.com
Tue Feb 15 07:49:57 UTC 2022
On Mon, Feb 14, 2022 at 10:02 PM Stefan Hajnoczi <stefanha at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Feb 2022 at 07:11, Jason Wang <jasowang at redhat.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 28, 2022 at 11:47 PM Stefan Hajnoczi <stefanha at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Dear QEMU, KVM, and rust-vmm communities,
> > > QEMU will apply for Google Summer of Code 2022
> > > (https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/) and has been accepted into
> > > Outreachy May-August 2022 (https://www.outreachy.org/). You can now
> > > submit internship project ideas for QEMU, KVM, and rust-vmm!
> > >
> > > If you have experience contributing to QEMU, KVM, or rust-vmm you can
> > > be a mentor. It's a great way to give back and you get to work with
> > > people who are just starting out in open source.
> > >
> > > Please reply to this email by February 21st with your project ideas.
> > >
> > > Good project ideas are suitable for remote work by a competent
> > > programmer who is not yet familiar with the codebase. In
> > > addition, they are:
> > > - Well-defined - the scope is clear
> > > - Self-contained - there are few dependencies
> > > - Uncontroversial - they are acceptable to the community
> > > - Incremental - they produce deliverables along the way
> > >
> > > Feel free to post ideas even if you are unable to mentor the project.
> > > It doesn't hurt to share the idea!
> > Implementing the VIRTIO_F_IN_ORDER feature for both Qemu and kernel
> > (vhost/virtio drivers) would be an interesting idea.
> > It satisfies all the points above since it's supported by virtio spec.
> > (Unfortunately, I won't have time in the mentoring)
> Thanks for this idea. As a stretch goal we could add implementing the
> packed virtqueue layout in Linux vhost, QEMU's libvhost-user, and/or
> QEMU's virtio qtest code.
Yes, for vhost, last time I remember Michael may want to do that.
Adding Michael for more comments.
> Stefano: Thank you for volunteering to mentor the project. Please
> write a project description (see template below) and I will add this
> === TITLE ===
> '''Summary:''' Short description of the project
> Detailed description of the project.
> * Wiki links to relevant material
> * External links to mailing lists or web sites
> * Skill level: beginner or intermediate or advanced
> * Language: C
> * Mentor: Email address and IRC nick
> * Suggested by: Person who suggested the idea
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