[ESA summer of code]: Seeking guidance for jumpstart

Gedare Bloom gedare at rtems.org
Fri May 9 13:19:05 UTC 2014

On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 7:40 PM, Kumar Amit Mehta <gmate.amit at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 :)
Also you may have more luck using the RTEMS Source Builder to create
your tools. I've been meaning to update the GSoC Getting Started guide
to give that instruction. You can see some information at the GCI page


[1] http://www.rtems.org/wiki/index.php/GCI#Run_and_Modify_GSOC_Hello_World_Procedure

> Thanks,
> #!Kumar/Amit/Mehta
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