srinivas.bakki at gmail.com
Sun Jan 25 15:01:46 EST 2015
PJ, Let me take head on .. i have been following this mailing list for
quite some time now. And i know where you started from. I also realize when
you started to claim youself a trainer !!! Please do not discourage people
wanting to learn. Either show them the learning curve or back off. Do not
show linux to be rocket science. The creators want it to be as simple.
On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 1:18 AM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca>
> On Sun, 25 Jan 2015, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
> > On Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:07:44 -0800, Satwantjit Kaur said:
> > > I am a final year B.Tech (CSE) student from NIT Jalandhar. I like
> > > programming and I know C and C++ programming languages. I have worked
> > > on IPC and socket programming in C/C++. I wish to take up a project in
> > > Linux Kernel development and contribute to it. Can somebody guide me
> > > further?
> ... snip ...
> > Consider the difference between "I'd like to write a book, but have
> > no idea what to write about, can somebody suggest whether to write
> > fantasy, or a romance, or non-fiction about sports, or something",
> > and "I'm thinking about a story about the adventures of a Roman
> > centurion fighting the Gauls, but need help making it historically
> > accurate".
> i think this is the best analogy i've seen to answer this question
> ... "i want to write a book, can anyone suggest what i should write
> if you haven't taken the time to peruse the *vast* amount of kernel
> material out there and at least started to concentrate on a subsystem
> of interest, it's pointless to throw out an utterly general question
> like that.
> i agree with valdis ... if you won't even take the time to narrow
> down your field of interest and do a little reading on your own, it's
> unlikely you're going to make any major contributions.
> Robert P. J. Day Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA
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