We Win the Code For Freedom Contest.

As I had mentioned in my previous posts that I participated in the Code For Freedom Contest (a technical debugging contest) Conducted by Sun Microsystems over the past few months. This an India wide Contest conducted by Sun.

My dear friend Rishi M Nair and I backed the Grand Prize in this contest. Sun Microsystems invited us to attend the international conference to be held at Hyderabad from 27th Feb to 29th Feb 2008. We will be receiving the prize over there

Not only that, my college, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham also won the “Most Contributions by College/University Winner” 16 more of my friends who participated in this contest got the significant contributor prize viz, an ipod each.

The details of the winners have been put up in the link: http://in.sun.com/communities/univ/codeforfreedom/winners.htm

Contributing to OpenSolaris Source code – Mini How to

Contributing to OpenSolaris Source code – Mini How to

Updating the files…..

Code For Freedom

Sun’s Code for freedom contest

I recently participated in the “Code For Freedom” contest which is basically about fixing, reporting a bug in Open Solaris (Solaris is now open which is called as Open Solaris). You can also submit/request for an enhancement in the operating system.

I recently fixed some bugs in solaris OS.

I will put up the details of how i fixed the bugs in my other posts..