Distributions in the Summer of Code

I wrote an article discussing the role of distros in Google’s Summer of Code for this week’s LWN.net. Here’s an excerpt to whet your appetite:

Aren’t they just writing packages? What would they do with a Summer of Code project?

Read on to find out.

2 thoughts on “Distributions in the Summer of Code

  1. Besides Pardus, which is already noted on the LWN article, you missed Haiku. One might argue MacPorts also falls into the category of an “OS”.

  2. I purposely didn’t mention Haiku because all its projects were what I called OS-related, so it wasn’t interesting for the purposes of this article. MacPorts is a good point, though.

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