On 9 April 2012 04:23, Vikram Hegde <vikhegde@gmai...> wrote:
> I am interested in contributing as a developer to the clam-av project.
> Some background about me: I have over 14 years of professional (industry)
> kernel development experience in Unix like operating systems including
> Solaris and FreeBSD. I was a member of the Solaris kernel team at Sun for
> over 12 years. I have a lot of experience debugging multi-threaded kernel
> code with access only to assembly code. I have very good knowledge of Unix
> kernel internals, C and assembly and very strong Unix user-level programming
> as well, including Posix threads, POSIX API, generic UNIX API. I have
> developed kernel drivers on both Solaris and FreeBSD, system libraries and
> utilities on Solaris.
> I am willing to work hard and start at the bottom (I.e. contributing bug
> fixes etc.) I am willing to work outside my area of prior experience (for
> example Windows or Mac development)
> Could you please let me know how I can go about becoming a contributor.
As you have just suggested, the common way to becoming a contributor
to Free software projects is to contribute!
If you annoy the developers with too many good patches they may well
punish you by recognising you as a developer as well.