Query Regarding Old Projects, for GSoC 2019
joel at rtems.org
Sun Mar 10 21:53:16 UTC 2019
On Sun, Mar 10, 2019, 3:57 PM Chris Johns <chrisj at rtems.org> wrote:
> On 11/3/19 9:06 am, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 10, 2019, 2:29 PM Chris Johns <chrisj at rtems.org
> > <mailto:chrisj at rtems.org>> wrote:
> > On 6/3/19 10:23 pm, Amaan Cheval wrote:
> > > I'm not sure if the project is open, but if it is, I'd be willing
> > co-mentor.
> > Thanks.
> > >
> > > On Wed, Mar 6, 2019, 2:45 PM Vaibhav Gupta <
> vaibhavgupta40 at gmail.com
> > <mailto:vaibhavgupta40 at gmail.com>
> > > <mailto:vaibhavgupta40 at gmail.com <mailto:vaibhavgupta40 at gmail.com>>>
> > >
> > > I was exploring for more open projects and found the following
> > >
> > > https://devel.rtems.org/wiki/Developer/Projects/Open/V8
> > >
> > > Not much information is given about it and even the above link
> > modified
> > > in 2015. I want to know if the project is open for GSOC 2019?
> > > If it is open, then It would be great to know if someone would
> like to
> > > mentor it. I would like to discuss further on it.
> > I suggest you create a ticket for this project like the other GSoC
> tickets we
> > have and add some additional details ..
> > - Please list the archs supported, this is viewable in the src tree.
> > - Add something about needing Chromium's depot_tools. I see FreeBSD
> is not
> > listed but chromium is available on FreeBSD.
> > - Investigate the build system and if it is possible to
> > I'm a bit concerned that it may require things RTEMS does not have.
> If it cannot be cross-compiled it would be hard to maintain long term.
> > Does it mmap in ways we don't support?
> I also wondered. There is an abstraction in the POSIX platform code for
> mmap so
> a grep would let us know.
> > I doubt it forks new processes but that has to be answered.
> > Some basic research plus an attempt to compile it for RTEMS with
> > problem sections disabled is a good first step of any porting evaluation.
> > FWIW I looked at porting the PDF viewer from chromium to RTEMS. Their
> > system seemed quite complex.
> Firefox uses a js project held in github (
Just to be clear, I am not discouraging this as a project. I just think it
needs some homework to.make sure it is feasible.
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