Information Session On Getting Started With Contributing to Open Sources

I got my first patch accepted in Linux Kernel in September, 2014. Before this I had some repositories on my GitHub, through which I open sourced some of my projects. This was my first contribution to an open source organization. Since then I am contributing to different open source projects. I learn a lot while …

Getting Started With Open Sources Workshop @DTU, IEEE Delhi Section SAC

I gave two days workshop on 16th and 17th April in DTU on getting involved with open sources. IEEE Delhi section SAC organized this workshop. Keerti contacted me and suggested the idea to have one such workshop in Delhi. I was not close to the audience or rather had no idea about the audience so I …

Getting Started with Contributing to Linux Kernel @ IGDTUW

I talked about "Getting started with contributing to Linux Kernel" at my university, Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University on 14th March'15. Amitoj, helped me in setting the things up or I better say, she arranged and did everything, I just went and gave the talk. 🙂 You can find all the material of the workshop …

Faults in Linux Kernel 3.x : Inconsistent assumptions about NULL

As part of my work, I need to annotate the reports generated using Coccinelle Scripts as bugs/FPs for recent Linux Kernels, recent as in versions > 3.0 till the current one 3.18. This blog post is about the bugs and FPs I found for the case which checks for inconsistent assumptions about NULL. This has …

Faults in Linux Kernel 3.x : Disable interrupts and not re-enable them

As part of my work, I need to annotate the reports generated using Coccinelle Scripts as bugs/FPs for recent Linux Kernels, recent as in versions > 3.0 till the current one 3.18. This blog post is about the bugs and FPs I found for the report which checks here interrupts are turned off but not …