GSOC 2019 participation and smbcmp Patch proposition review

Aurélien Aptel aaptel at
Wed Apr 3 11:43:39 UTC 2019


Paul previously posted on the samba@ mailing list, I've asked him to
post again on samba-technical where more developers lurk. Thanks again
for the interest in the project :)

P Mairo via samba-technical <samba-technical at> writes:
> hence my pull request

I've added a comment.

> Apart from the improvement ideas proposed on the idea list, I have a few
> ideas in order to improve smbcmp, which I will precise on my proposal.

Sounds good.

> My skillsets are mainly web-oriented as you can see on my github profile
> but I'm comfortable enough with C language which I
> started learning back in 2015 and python3 which is more recent (2017). My
> contributions in open source are for the most part documentation
> improvement, so I have a little experience in documenting my work.

You will mostly need python knowledge for this which is relatively easy
to pickup so I wouldn't worry too much about this.

Another possible area to explore once the parsing/filtering thing is
done is add a web UI to smbcmp (additionally to the curses one) so that
web knowledge could be handy. Just a thought.

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