[Buildroot] Report from the Buildroot Developers Meeting

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Feb 13 19:54:45 UTC 2013

Dear Yann E. MORIN,

On Wed, 13 Feb 2013 19:55:35 +0100, Yann E. MORIN wrote:

> Amongst those topics was the possibility for Buildroot to submit a
> proposal for the next Googl Summer of Code (GSoC). The schedule for
> GSoC`13 has now been published:
>     https://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/events/google/gsoc2013
> In short:
>   - mentoring applications must be sent from 2013-03-18 19:00Z, and
>     no later than 2013-03-29 19:00Z.
>   - list of accepted mentoring organisations published on 2013-04-08 19:00Z
>   - students start working 2013-06-17, until 2013-09-23 19:00Z
>   - mentor submit is on 2013-10-19 and 2013-10-20 (at Google HQs?)
> Now, we're left to imagining what we'll be submitting. ;-)

Yes, I've seen that. The Buildroot project also needs to be vouched by
another organization or a Googler, to support our proposals. And I'm
proud to announce that I've already found a Googler who is ready to
support our proposals.

I'll work on writing one or two proposals.

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
Kernel, drivers, real-time and embedded Linux
development, consulting, training and support.

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