Before we start, please read through the Google Summer of Code 2020
Fedora Docs, including all the references to the GSoC documentation from
Google. This is important in order to make sure that you have a good
understanding of the timeline and things that need to be done in that
Although you are probably already familiar with some of these, here are
some links where you can start exploring Packit:
- Packit.dev website. You’ll find user facing and some architecture
documentation here. Read through these to understand how the service and
application work from a user point of view.
- Packit Service GitHub organization <https://github.com/packit-service>
We have quite a few repositories here. Browse through them to understand
their purpose and how they relate to each other. You should spend most of
your time on getting familiar with packit
;. Try to play with the code
in these repositories, run the tests and maybe deploy the service on your
In order to prove your skills, I encourage you to contribute a change to
one of these repositories, before the end of the application review period
(April 27, 2020). You can either fix an issue you find while getting
familiar with Packit, or you could look at some of the issues labelled
*good-first-issue*. Note, that it’s not just code you can contribute, the
team also welcomes and values improvements to the documentation.
The goal for all the above is for you to learn enough about Packit so that
you can come up with a meaningful project proposal as part of your
As the deadline to submit your application is approaching (31st of March)
please make sure you *submit your draft as soon as possible* on
, so that we still have time to provide
you some early feedback. It won't be possible to modify your application
after the deadline.
As for staying in touch: email is the most reliable way, but you can also
reach me on freenode in the #packit or #fedora-summer-coding channels. I’m
usually online 8-17 UTC on weekdays, so I should be relatively quick in
replying to pings during that period.
On Wed, Mar 25, 2020 at 8:38 AM Ayan Mondal <csayan9929(a)fedoraproject.org>
Sir please send me the hints of list which I can write a proposal to
and being able to participate on Packit-dashboard project.
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