[Libreoffice] 14 files in libreoffice git source flagged as trojans
marc-andre at atc.tcs.com
Sun Oct 2 21:37:12 PDT 2011
I'm a n00b and I faced the tall learning curve too.
I would say that things are easier than before to get started. The API
and Opengrok websites are really helping:
Software Security Scientist
Innovation Labs, Tata Consultancy Services
On 09/30/2011 09:09 PM, Billy Charlton wrote:
> Ha, thanks for the warm welcome! What a difference :-)
> So, my pet peeve issue is a Calc bug/feature request first filed in
> *2003* -- and is in the OOo bugzilla
> at https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=10864 . I actually
> filed one of the 12 dupes around 2006. The comment thread is pretty
> depressing. Apparently not low-hanging fruit or this would have been
> fixed ages ago right? It's a frustrating UI issue for users who are
> accustomed to Excel.
> I always wondered if there was some dark reason this issue kept getting
> backburned when the project was still in OOo.
> Anyway, I've done plenty of C++ and UI development projects so I'm not
> afraid of tackling it, but the codebase is pretty impenetrable for
> someone just starting out on this project. Pointers welcome!
> On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 1:47 AM, Michael Meeks <michael.meeks at novell.com
> <mailto:michael.meeks at novell.com>> wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-09-29 at 13:52 -0700, Billy Charlton wrote:
> > I just did my first git clone of the core libreoffice codebase, hoping
> > to poke around to see if I could start helping out with some
> > bugfixing.
> Cool ! :-) what bug are you most interested in ? and/or have you
> grokked the easy hacks ? prolly the best way to get into the code is to
> ask questions and meet with the hackers on #libreoffice-dev on
> irc.freenode.net <http://irc.freenode.net> - if you're not familiar
> with IRC, it is really worth
> getting into it - for interactive discussion & mentoring.
> There is a lot to do of course - one of the things that came up
> recently was the idea of getting:
> going, but that's prolly going to be quite a bit more
> difficult on
> Windows than Linux (many things are sadly).
> Anyhow - great to have you around & thanks for the report,
> looks like
> we'll get a nice fix to hide the (apparent) badness in those files -
> which we use as regression tests.
> All the best,
> michael.meeks at suse.com <mailto:michael.meeks at suse.com> <><, Pseudo
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