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Re: [libvirt] Google Summer of Code 2013 ideas wiki open



On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 4:41 PM, harryxiyou <harryxiyou gmail com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 9:43 PM, harryxiyou <harryxiyou gmail com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 5:13 PM, Daniel P. Berrange <berrange redhat com> wrote:
>> [...]
>>> I'm not hugely comfortable with the idea of "capability support" being
>>> done by a student. IMHO to do a good job on that design-wise requires
>>> someone with a very good understanding of libvirt architecture & application
>>> needs.
>>>
>>
>> I understand. However, i think our Libvirt is developing so we should give more
>> choices to learners who are very interested in some field of Libvirt.(Like me, i
>> love the storage system of Libvirt very much). Maybe this is the essence of
>> GSOC, isn't it? Actually, some student is not only interested in
>> Libvirt but also
>>  wanna to join this community and contribute to this community forever. (Like
>> me, i love the community because i can learn more knowledge from it.)
>> I believe that interest is the best teacher. No matter how the problem is
>> difficulty i will try my best to achieve it if  i am very interested
>> in it. Another
>> key point is that GSOC just let students join the community and finish easy
>> jobs firstly. GSOC wanna train more core developers for our community. If i
>> can finish a job a bit difficulty, i can also accomplish it after GSOC
>> continuously.
>> All in all, i think you should not worry about this matter ;-).
>>
>
> Hi all,
>
> After i read all comments from Danpb, Mprivozn, Osier, i find i should
> rephrase my project idea for Libvirt storage during GSOC 2013(Thanks
> for Stefan Hajnoczi. He let me know this key point). I find Osier and
> Mprivozn agree with the project named 'The capability support for
> storage' and Danpb just feel it is a bit difficulty for students to do, which
> i have given my feedback to explain. So i rephrase my project idea for
> Libvirt storage during GSOC 2013 like following.
>
>
> Project name: The capability support for storage driver.
>
> Summary: The capability support for storage driver (like virsh
> capabilities for the hypervisor drivers, e.g. what pool types it
> supports, what volume types each pool type supports, even
> may what operations/APIs the pool type support, ...etc).

A project must be a 12-week effort.  Are you saying you'd like to
focus on just capability support for 12 weeks?

Stefan


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