Google Summer of Code 2012

Julian Stecklina js at ...14...
Wed Feb 29 21:56:16 CET 2012

Am Mittwoch, den 29.02.2012, 21:48 +0100 schrieb Norman Feske:
> Hi,
> >> Would it be to daring to propose implementation/port of Intel Wireless
> >> (iwlagn) plus WPA supplicant?
> > 
> > That may be a huge task. What about porting a non-trivial application to
> > Noux, e.g. binutils?
> My gut also tells me that the whole Wifi package is certainly too heavy
> to lift during a GSoC project. But maybe we would split this task into
> smaller pieces?
> Binutils and GCC are actually almost there (just take a look into the
> ports repository). According to our road map, those tools will be ready
> to use on Genode no later than in August. So this would rule out this
> topic anyway.

Cool. Didn't notice. What about Emacs? :-D Or support for any reasonable
"safe" language that is not C++ to write native Genode applications.

> Another project idea I had today was a statistical profiling/tracing
> tool. As application scenarios grow in complexity, I expect that we will
> increasingly ask the question, through which window all our CPU cycles
> went. It would be great to have tooling support that gives us the
> answer. Honestly, I don't know where to start for investigating this
> topic (should we look into gprof? dtrace? ?).

Whole system statistical profiling might not be possible without kernel
support, which makes this hard given the number of kernels Genode runs

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