Summer of Code 2007 Ideas List
Suggested GSoC Projects
Create a collaborative repository of meta-informations (CRMI) about sources packages (including upstream URL, URL of upstream VCS, URL of upstream BTS, debian/watch file, etc.) on top of Mole. More info
OVAL agent to make it possible to control security update status for clusters of Debian systems
Common security checks tool, to provide host-level security checks for the default Debian systems.
Automatic Security Review lintian-like portal.
Debian CD Tester A program to sanity-check Debian CD and DVD images, like lintian/linda do for packages.
Website cleanup Clean up debian.org and integrate the wiki(s).
Embedded Debian Help emdebianize debian packages and work on tools to make it possible to (cross) build useful mini-debian systems for handhelds and embedded systems.
Kernel configuration management tool A tool to manage the debian kernel configuration files.
- SELinux policies for package installation scripts
- SELinux policies for Debian scripts such as update-menus, update-alternatives etc.
Biometrical authentication in Debian.
OpenID support in Alioth - Single Sign On for Debian services.
Improve usability of apt tools (synaptic, aptitude); for instance, implement some of the suggestions made here.
Mentors for other projects
LukClaes - projects related to QA or release/testing migration
- Martin Michlmayr (tbm) - projects related to QA
wookey - projects related to Embedded Debian, cross-toolchains/building, slimming down Debian base.
NeilWilliams - cross-capable auto-build system for Emdebian with web frontend.
AndreasTille - projects related to Custom Debian Distributions
ErichSchubert - projects related to SELinux or Debtags.
GustavoFranco - projects related to the Bug Tracking System, the Debian Desktop, Debian website or Alioth.
- Daniel Burrows - projects related to apt/aptitude
- Pereira - projects related to Debian Website and Networks Admin Tools
- Nicolas François (nekral) - projects related to I18N
Manoj Srivastava - projects related to SELinux or technical policy