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Re: [Qemu-devel] [qemu-web PATCH v2] Add GSoC/Outreachy 2018 retrospecti
Re: [Qemu-devel] [qemu-web PATCH v2] Add GSoC/Outreachy 2018 retrospective blog post
Wed, 23 Jan 2019 18:55:07 +0100
On Wed, Jan 23, 2019 at 04:53:10PM +0000, Stefan Hajnoczi wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Stefan Hajnoczi <address@hidden>
> * Added mentor names
> * Added additional details from Marc-André and Paolo
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> +layout: post
> +title: "GSoC and Outreachy 2018 retrospective"
> +date: 2019-01-23 07:50:00 +0100
> +categories: [gsoc, outreachy, internships]
> +QEMU participates in open source internship programs including Google Summer
> +Code (GSoC) and Outreachy. These full-time remote work opportunities allow
> +talented new developers to get involved in our community. This post
> +what our interns achieved in 2018.
> +## micro:bit board emulation
> +Julia Suvorova (Outreachy) and Steffen Görtz (GSoC) tackled adding emulation
> +support for the [micro:bit ARM board](https://microbit.org/). Although QEMU
> +already has plenty of ARM emulation code, the Cortex-M0 CPU used in the
> +micro:bit was not yet implemented and the nRF51 system-on-chip was also
> +The goal of this project was to run micro:bit programs (usually created with
> +the [MicroPython](https://python.microbit.org/v/1.1) or
> +emulated devices, including the serial port, pushbuttons, and LEDs.
> +QEMU 3.1 already shipped the groundwork for the new `qemu-system-arm -M
> +microbit` machine type. Enough functionality to run basic micro:bit programs
> +is expected in the next QEMU release.
> +This project was mentored by Jim Mussared, Joel Stanley, and Stefan Hajnoczi.
> +## Patchew REST API improvements
> +Shubham Jain (GSoC) created a REST API for the Patchew continuous integration
> +system that is at the heart of QEMU's development process. The previous API
> +was not RESTful and exposed database schema internals.
> +The improvements to the REST API have been included into Patchew and are
> +deployed on <a href="https://patchew.org/">patchew.org</a>. They are not in
> +use yet, pending more work on authentication; this may be the topic of a
> +Summer of Code internship.
> +This project was mentored by Paolo Bonzini and Fam Zheng.
> +## Qtest Driver Framework
> +Emanuele Esposito (GSoC) enhanced QEMU's test infrastructure with an engine
> +that starts tests with all variants of devices that they are capable of
> +This is a complicated task in QEMU since certain devices and busses are
> +available in an architecture-specific way on each emulation target, making it
> +hard to write test cases without lots of hardcoded dependencies - and to keep
> +them up-to-date!
> +The qgraph framework that Emanuele created eliminates the need to hardcode
> +variant into the test. Emanuele also converted several existing tests. His
> +framework was also <a
> +href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8Go4NEw0Ss">presented at KVM Forum