[libvirt] QEMU applying for Google Summer of Code 2012

Stefan Hajnoczi stefanha at gmail.com
Fri Feb 10 11:13:47 UTC 2012

On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 10:59 AM, Daniel P. Berrange
<berrange at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 10:30:24AM +0000, Stefan Hajnoczi wrote:
>> This year's Google Summer of Code has been announced:
>> http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/events/google/gsoc2012
>> For those who haven't heard of GSoC before, it funds university
>> students to work on open source projects during the summer.
>> Organizations, such as QEMU, can participate to attract students who
>> will tackle projects for 12 weeks this summer.  The GSoC program has
>> been very successful because it gives students real open source
>> experience and organizations can grow their development community.
>> QEMU has participated for several years and I would like to organize
>> our participation this year.  Luiz was QEMU organization administrator
>> last year and contacted me because he will not have time this year.  I
>> will prepare the application form for QEMU so that we will be
>> considered for 2012.
>> Umbrella organization
>> ---------------------
>> Like last year, we can provide a home for KVM kernel module and
>> libvirt projects too if those organizations prefer not to apply to
>> GSoC themselves.  Please let us know so we can work together!
> To maximise the spirit of collaboration between libvirt & QEMU/KVM
> communities I think it would make sense for us to work together under
> the same GSoC Umbrella organization.

Excellent, there are many project ideas that could touch both
codebases.  Please feel free to add project ideas to the wiki:



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