[llvm-dev] [cfe-dev] [GSOC 2018] Mentors and projects needed! Any help appreciated.

Anton Korobeynikov via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Feb 20 02:17:45 PST 2018


Please add this to OpenProjects page.

On Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 6:49 AM, Dean Michael Berris via cfe-dev
<cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> Hi Tanya,
> Is it too late to get some smaller projects for XRay in there?
> Here's two:
> XRay Function Coverage Mode: Implementing an XRay mode to gather function
> call coverage information. This will be useful in determining which
> functions in an application has been called either on-demand or throughout
> its lifetime.
> XRay Converters: Implementing conversion tools for XRay traces into
> different formats. Some that come to mind are the Common Tracing Format, SQL
> (to be loaded into databases), etc.
> I'm volunteering to be a mentor for the XRay projects too.
> Hope this helps!
> On Sat, Feb 3, 2018 at 7:37 AM Tanya Lattner via cfe-dev
> <cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> All,
>> The LLVM project has had many years of success with the Google Summer of
>> Code project and we would really like to continue our participation.
>> However, without the support of more community members, we fear that we may
>> not be selected as an organization this year. They are already reviewing
>> projects and to improve our chances of participation we need more projects
>> and mentors listed on the GSOC 2018 webpage.
>> https://llvm.org/OpenProjects.html#gsoc18
>> Time is of the essence here. If you can think of a project that you think
>> would be a useful addition or improvement to LLVM or a sub-project, please
>> list it. If you personally can’t mentor then reach out to others who might
>> be a good fit and maybe they could mentor or share responsibilities with
>> you. I am sure there is no shortage of work to be done :) Its just a matter
>> of getting it on our projects page or finding a mentor for an existing
>> project listed.
>> GSOC has been a great program for so many students. Many have gone on to
>> find internships or even full time jobs at companies working with LLVM and
>> related projects. Companies have found great employees through mentoring a
>> student. Its a great introduction to many students into the world of open
>> source and the LLVM project. There are so many positives to this program and
>> we really hope to continue being a part of it.
>> If you can help, please go ahead and add a project to the page or
>> volunteer to be a mentor. If you don’t feel comfortable modifying the
>> webpage, send me a patch and I will do it for you.
>> Thank you!
>> -Tanya
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With best regards, Anton Korobeynikov
Department of Statistical Modelling, Saint Petersburg State University

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