Samba GSoC Proposal 2014 : Amit Kumar
abartlet at samba.org
Wed Mar 19 16:30:39 MDT 2014
On Thu, 2014-03-20 at 00:52 +0530, AMiT wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 12:32 AM, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org>
> On Mon, 2014-03-17 at 10:54 +0530, AMiT wrote:
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: AMiT <dtu.amit at gmail.com>
> > Date: Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 5:43 PM
> > Subject: GSoC 2014 :Implement login / logout related counter
> > To: abartlet at samba.org
> > Hello, Andrew
> > I am a 2nd Year Mathematics & Computing Engineering Student
> from Delhi
> > Technological University (Formerly Delhi College of
> Engineering), INDIA.
> > *Proficiency in C: Intermediate*
> > Python: I don't have the Knowledge of Python (I would study
> If Required).
> Python would be critical, see as an example how the password
> code is tested with python in the patch series I published
> This is the "This project of course includes the development
> of unit
> tests." element of the task.
> > *Current Status: Researching on the Idea, Reading
> Documentation, Exploring
> > Samba & LDAP.*
> > I am pretty much enthusiastic to work for this Samba Project
> as it seems
> > Interesting to me.
> > "Implement login / logout related counter update"
> > *(Though I have not finished up with my Research)*
> > The Moment I saw Programming Language Required is C, this
> doubled up my
> > adrenaline rush, to be a part of Samba as a Open Source
> > I have gone through the wiki page of Samba GSoC & I could
> make out that,
> > the most preferred language of Samba is 'C'.
> > So, that's enough for me (technically) to contribute.
> I look forward to seeing your application, but I would also
> suggest that
> if you don't yet program in python, that you would need to
> clearly describe how you expect to handle the unit testing
> side of this,
> and may wish to apply to another project that does not have
> Please also include examples of your work in C, a description
> of the
> LDAP attributes that would be involved and links the the
> elements in the WSPP documentation.
> Andrew Bartlett
> Andrew Bartlett
> Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
> Samba Developer, Catalyst IT
> Hello Andrew,
> I have Uploaded the Proposal for Samba SoC 2014:
> Kindly, provide your feedback for further improvement of the proposal.
> How I will handle unit testing side:
> As far as Programming in Python is concerned for developing the unit
> tests, I am planning to do that in Perl. If, in case that is not
> feasible then I am Going to learn the required part for testing in
> Python (that's an easy task), well before the Project will start.
We are not looking for new tests to be written to be written in Perl.
Most of the similar tests for this area are in python, and I suggest
that new tests should be in python as well.
> I have been working for quite some time in C, basically on my College
> Server, which involves closed source projects, that is the reason I
> have not been able to include my previous works in C in my Proposal. I
> am in talks with one of my professors, for getting the permission for
> providing me with the source code of my past project.
> & I have been Examining the LDAP Attributes that would be involved for
> the Workgroup Server Protocol Program.
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba
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