[ESA summer of code]: Seeking guidance for jumpstart

Kumar Amit Mehta gmate.amit at gmail.com
Thu May 8 23:40:36 UTC 2014

On Thu, May 08, 2014 at 06:25:03PM -0500, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> On May 8, 2014 6:12 PM, Kumar Amit Mehta <gmate.amit at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I already asked this question on the RTEMS IRC, but unfortunately, did
> > not get any reply. Therefore to reach wider users, using this mailing
> > list.
> >
> > I recently saw a mail regarding the possibility of student's
> > participation in the ESA summer of code. I'm currently pursuing my
> > Masters program in Computer science in one of the European university
> > and have some background on software testing. I've interest in Embedded
> > Systems [1] and Linux [2]. I think that this is a great opportunity to
> > learn RTEMS. I also think that testing is a good place to start, when
> > you do have no or very little knowledge about the project. Therefore,
> > I'd like to participate in the ESA summer of code for RTEMS, however
> > I'm n00b to rtems and hence seeking a mentor for guidance which can
> > help me jumpstart.
> There is a hello world getting started wiki page that we created  for Google Summer of Code. At the end or that, you will have working tools and be able to run RTEMS executables on a simulator.
> Try starting with that. Ask questions and jump in on the testing thread on RTEMS devel mailing list. It has multiple facets and a lot to do.

Thank you so much for the blazingly fast reply. I'll definitely 
try that and hopefully will come back with more questions :)


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