[Mesa-dev] Interest in participating in the OPW with X.org

Juliet Fru julietfru at gmail.com
Wed Sep 24 06:22:16 PDT 2014


Thanks for the reply. I'll download and build piglit, take a look at the
various tests written in it and either come up with a project to work on,
or wait for some ideas from mentors to take on as a project. I will like to
know whether any documentation work could be a viable project?


On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 6:06 AM, Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net>

> Hi Juliet,
> sorry about the delay, thanks for the email. I don't personally work on
> mesa
> so I'll wait if anyone on the list has a project to propose here.
> On Sat, Sep 20, 2014 at 07:52:38PM +0100, Juliet Fru wrote:
> > I am Juliet Fru, a second year student of Computer Engineering at the
> > University of Buea. I am interested in participating in the OPW this
> year.
> > I've never worked on an open source project before; and I'll like to have
> > this first experience with Xorg. I am proficient in C and i'm interested
> in
> > writing tests for piglit. I'll like to know based on my discussions on
> > whether there is any programmer who is working on some functionality
> he/she
> > would need me to write unit tests for? I would like to work on writing
> > tests as my OPW project.
> One of the best ways to start is to build and run piglit and see if
> anything
> needs fixing. That way you get familiar with the code-base and the
> developers get to know you as well. Having a bit of a reputation from
> sending patches is a good thing to have.
> Cheers,
>    Peter
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