Thanks for the links and the tips!
I'm going to take a look at the bugzilla, I suppose there'll be enough
work for me ;) I have to configure xchat to connect in the irc (it's
been a while since I use Mibbit for some irc channels...)
On 15/02/2016 21:50, Jehan Pagès wrote:
> Oh by the way, if you are interested into OpenCL or GPU programming in
> general, have a look at this initiative too:
> I have no idea if the project is now full (it was said they would
> accept up to 20 participants), but if you are interested in learning
> this technology, this could be a great opportunity for you.
I saw this yesterday, it is very interesting but I don't know if I have
enough time for four weeks of learning, is the resources or anything
about the "course" going to be freely available once it is finished? :D
Thanks again! And maybe see you next time on IRC :)
Kevin Pellet (Ilphrin)
> On Mon, Feb 15, 2016 at 9:34 PM, Jehan Pagès <jehan.marmott...@gmail.com>
>> On Mon, Feb 15, 2016 at 6:44 PM, Kevin Pellet <ilph...@autistici.org> wrote:
>>> I've never posted since my presentation a few months ago, because of a
>>> big lack of time (school, work, etc...). But now I have (a little) spare
>>> time to give a hand on Gimp. :)
>>> I am a student in IT and more precisely as C/C++ dev' at Epitech Lyon,
>>> so I can work on correction of bugs, and I like too to write
>>> documentation, articles, and translation.
>>> I heard that the big plan for now is porting every possible thing into
>>> GEGL, and that there was some work to do on the wiki. I'd love to do
>>> everything but I know I can't ;) And the fact is that I don't really
>>> know where to start, if someone could guide me for the firsts steps that
>>> would be awesome :D
>> The best way to start is if you use GIMP and experience yourself some
>> bug or other issue that you want fixed. This is an ideal start and
>> much rewarding to yourself, I think. :-)
>> Other than this, you can have a look at the bugzilla. We have hundreds of
>> Easier would be to check the "newcomer bugs" list (link on the right
>> of the page), though I doubt this is a very complete list, so you
>> should also search for other bugs. Easy bugs for a newcomers are:
>> - crashes, because it allows to follow the stack trace at crash time
>> with a debugger.
>> - bugs which output warnings, because you can make warnings crash GIMP
>> by running it with --gtk-g-fatal-warnings option. And then same as
>> previous, use a debugger.
>> - bugs with UI text, because you can grep the visible text to find
>> where it is in the source files, and from there search for source of
>> the issue.
>> Also check the file `HACKING` in our repository. It gives some
>> indication on compilation or the syntax we use in the GIMP project.
>> And last but not least, any contributor is really encouraged to hang
>> out on IRC (#gimp at irc.gimp.org). This is where you'll get some
>> information faster, and also where you can pressure us a little to
>> review your patches if we forget, or anything like this. :-)
>>> By the way, I really love the new website!
>>> Have a nice day,
>>> Kevin Pellet (/Ilphrin/)
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