We are very excited to announce that Debian has selected nine interns to work
under mentorship on a variety of
with us during the
Google Summer of Code
Here are the list of the projects, students, and details of the tasks to be performed.
Project: Android SDK Tools in Debian
- Student(s): Manas Kashyap, Raman Sarda, and Samyak-jn
Deliverables of the project: Make the entire Android toolchain, Android Target
Platform Framework, and SDK tools available in the Debian archives.
Project: Packaging and Quality assurance of COVID-19 relevant applications
Deliverables of the project: Quality assurance including bug fixing, continuous
integration tests and documentation for all Debian Med applications that are known
to be helpful to fight COVID-19
Project: BLAS/LAPACK Ecosystem Enhancement
Deliverables of the project: Better environment, documentation, policy, and lintian
checks for BLAS/LAPACK.
Project: Quality Assurance and Continuous integration for applications in life sciences and medicine
Deliverables of the project: Continuous integration tests for all Debian Med
applications, QA review, and bug fixes.
Project: Systemd unit translator
Deliverables of the project: A systemd unit to OpenRC init script translator.
Updated OpenRC package into Debian Unstable.
Project: Architecture Cross-Grading Support in Debian
Deliverables of the project: Evaluate, test, and develop tools to evaluate cross-grade
checks for system and user configuration.
Project: Upstream/Downstream cooperation in Ruby
Deliverables of the project: Create guide for rubygems.org on good practices for
upstream maintainers, develop a tool that can detect problems and, if possible
fix those errors automatically. Establish good documentation, design the tool to
be extensible for other languages.
Congratulations and welcome to all the interns!
The Google Summer of Code program is possible in Debian thanks to the efforts of
Debian Developers and Debian Contributors that dedicate part of their free time to
mentor interns and outreach tasks.
Join us and help extend Debian! You can follow the interns' weekly reports on the
, chat with us on our
or reach out to the individual projects' team