[Barrelfish-users] Barrelfish: Interested to contribute towards the project!

Reto Achermann reto.achermann at inf.ethz.ch
Thu Jun 22 19:27:10 CEST 2017

Hi Ketan,

Thank you for your interest. We are happy to provide you help and pointers to 
get you started with the Barrelfish OS.

A good starting point to get an overview will be the Barrelfish Website and the 
Wiki. http://barrelfish.org and http://wiki.barrelfish.org/

For questions and and suggestions, please use the Barrelfish Mailing list:
barrelfish-users at lists.inf.ethz.ch

You can contribute by sending us Pull requests to your public Githup repository 
or by sending patches directly to the mailing list.
We will review your contributions and merge them. Note that your code will show 
up after we do a new release.

Please read the section "Can I contribute?" on the rules about which what needs 
to be satisfied regarding code origins.

For any further questions, please feel free post your questions to the mailing list.

  -- Reto

On 22/06/17 19:16, Ketan Gupta wrote:
> Reto,
> I am Ketan Gupta, a second year student pursuing B.Tech. Computer Science and 
> Technology degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT Roorkee), 
> India. I'm interested in operating systems and design. I've been keeping a keen 
> eye on the Barrelfish project for the past few weeks. I must say, it's really 
> amazing what the Barrelfish team is doing! I went through the ETH Zurich systems 
> research group and found out that you're one of the people who's working on the 
> project so I thought of asking a few questions.
> I've recently started working on my own operating system and I'm aiming to 
> support SMP/NUMA models (Here's the link to the project: 
> https://github.com/ketanhwr/exylus/). I'm also working with Tiled 
> (https://github.com/bjorn/tiled) as a Google Summer of Code student.
> I would like to contribute to the Barrelish project to get a good idea regarding 
> this research area. Can you tell me how I can get started? Right now, I just 
> plan to work on general improvements and bug fixes to get a fair idea of the 
> codebase. If anything else is needed from my side, please let me know.
> Thanks!
> Regards,
> Ketan Gupta
> Bachelor of Technology,
> Department of Computer Science,
> Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee,
> Roorkee-247667, Uttarakhand, India.
> Mobile: +919458159635

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