[GSoC 2013]Interested in Porting Samba to GTK3
prannoyp.1994 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 22 12:06:30 MDT 2013
Thanks for the mail.I downloaded the sourcecode from samba website.I am
going through the code and also setting up the build
environment.Considering me as a beginner to samba is there any specific
thing i could fix to prove my skill?
Looking forward to hear from you
On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 3:02 AM, Dhananjay Sathe
<dhananjaysathe at gmail.com>wrote:
> Sorry , for the previous message, the machine just froze on me and somehow
> ended up being sent incomplete. Please pardon any errors.
> So as i was saying you could dig deeper into the source of the python
> bindings a good documentation reference to what is happening in them can be
> gathered from the included comments and annotations , most of the other
> stuff can be found in MSDN documentation for each of the specific protocol.
> A major method I used to look at the python docs of the latest version was
> using pydoc, this together with the aforementioned stuff is quite enough.
> When in doubt drop a mail or ping on irc.
> Cheers !
> Final Yr Undergraduate , BITS Pilani, Goa.
> Research Assistant , RoboEarth Project
> Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control,
> ETH Zürich, Switzerland.
> dhananjaysathe at gmail.com | f2009260 at goa.bits-pilani.ac.in |
> dsathe at ethz.ch | +41 76-710-2202
> On Sun, Apr 21, 2013 at 11:20 PM, Dhananjay Sathe <
> dhananjaysathe at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hey Prannnoy ,
>> +1 it would be super awesome to work on these bindings.
>> A good place to start would be perhaps reading up the code , getting the
>> whole thing setup in developer mode (the latest stable release would be
>> great else nothing like git head, post 4.0 release this should be fairly
>> simple ) Tryy fireing up the utilities and see what works. See if you can
>> look at the source, if you wish to dig deeper, you could look into the
>> Final Yr Undergraduate , BITS Pilani, Goa.
>> Research Assistant , RoboEarth Project
>> Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control,
>> ETH Zürich, Switzerland.
>> dhananjaysathe at gmail.com | f2009260 at goa.bits-pilani.ac.in |
>> dsathe at ethz.ch | +41 76-710-2202
>> On Sun, Apr 21, 2013 at 11:05 PM, <jelmer at samba.org> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 09:18:15AM -0400, Prannoy Pilligundla wrote:
>>> > On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 7:36 AM, Bjoern Baumbach <bb at sernet.de> wrote:
>>> > > The SoC article is slightly deprecated.
>>> > Is there a SoC Ideas page which is being maintained for this year?
>>> http://wiki.samba.org/index.php/SoC/Ideas is still the canonical URL.
>>> That said - this page is intended to just contain a set of ideas of
>>> you could work on. Ideas, not well-rounded project plans. Since the ideas
>>> were mostly added by Samba committers, you can expect that picking one
>>> as the
>>> start for your application gives you a good shot. The list is however by
>>> no means exhaustive.
>>> It would still be nice to see the GTK+ frontends be extended further and
>>> to GTK+3.
>>> As Dhananjay mentioned, he hit issues with the Python bindings
>>> for some of the DCE/RPC interfaces, which affected *some* of the
>>> in Samba-GTK.
>>> I don't see why fixing the issues with the DCE/RPC python bindings
>>> not be a part of a SoC project improving Samba-GTK.
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