Glad you are interested in the Packit project!
I am responding in a behalf of the Hunor (in CC), the task mentor since
he's out for some days.
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
Since the Fedora organisation was officially approved on the 20th of
February, you can start getting familiar with Packit and start working on
Here are some links, where you can start exploring:
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 for staying in touch: email is the most reliable way, but you can also
reach me/Hunor(@csomh) on Telegram (the Fedora Summer Coding group) or
freenode in the #packit or #fedora-summer-coding channels. I’m usually
online 8-17 UTC on weekdays, so we should be relatively quick in replying
to pings during that period.
flachman(a)redhat.com / https://t.me/lachmanfrantisek
GSOC Task: https://pagure.io/mentored-projects/issue/69
hcsomort(a)redhat.com / https://t.me/csomh
GSOC Task: https://pagure.io/mentored-projects/issue/70
On Sun, Feb 23, 2020 at 1:27 PM DANDAMUDI ROHIT <
I am doing my undergrad in CSE at CBIT Hyderabad, India. I am interested
in working on "Dashboard for Packit Project" as it aligns with my
previous work in flask, REST API and web development in general.
Kindly let me know more about the project and where to start and what all
needs to be done.
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