Hack the Hack Week tool

an invention by hennevogel

This project is about advancing the tool you're currently browsing. It got started back in Hack Week 9 to retire all the weird tools we've used in the past to track ideas. As you can see it has gone far but is still far from done. There are lots of features missing and bugs to be fixed on github. Get going!

Updated 9 months ago. 24 hacker ♥️.

Setup an internal tmate.io server

an invention by abergmann

The idea would be to setup an internal tmate.io server to make instant command line collaboration easier. tmate-screencast

Updated over 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Improve futex coverage in trinity

an invention by dbueso

Futexes are complex enough that make it a good candidate for applying fuzzy testing techniques to the various inputs and operations that can be performed. Instead of re-writing any testing infrastructure, make use of the trinity system call fuzzing tool. While trinity does apply fuzzing to futexes, it does so with very limited knowledge, using only generic callbacks to the different steps involved. As such the main goal is extending testing coverage and making it more ad-hoc.

Updated over 2 years ago. No love.

Reconstruction Beijing GNU/Linux User Group Website

an invention by tonghuix

Cause the original BLUG website is too old and lack of security, so we plan to fully rework for this website. It will following such steps:

Updated over 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Translation FlightGear Getstart Manual

an invention by tonghuix

The FlightGear is a free and open source flight simulator. To introduce what FlightGear offers, there is a official getstart manual for beginner. The getstart manual written in English, so I try to translate it into Chinese, and add support for CJK character.

Updated over 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

fedmsg for SUSE services

an invention by oholecek

Our beloved competitor developed and use project-wide message bus called Fedora Infrastructure Message Bus. This project was already adapted, or is being adapted, also by Debian community. During Lucky Thirteen I want to get deeply familiar with the concept and implementation, deploy test scenario and write plugins for OBS and openQA to talk to each other.

Updated over 2 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

Don't write tests! Generate them.

an invention by e_bischoff

The title of this project is inspired from the must-see video John Hughes - Testing the Hard Stuff and Staying Sane

Updated over 2 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️.

Play with afl fuzzer

an invention by metan

The afl fuzzer is an interesting tool that uses compile time instrumentation and genetic algorithms to automatically produce test cases that will trigger different code paths in binary... http://lcamtuf.coredump.cx/afl/

Updated over 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Docker: Image Rebasing

an invention by cyphar

git rebase is a very useful construct in source control management, as it allows you to re-apply your changes atop a different branch of the same repository. While this concept transitions perfectly to container management (updating a container could be as easy as a docker rebase), and the Docker client is inspired by the git semantics, Docker has no such feature (in fact, Solomon Hykes used rebase and merge as examples of things "that we don't want"). Currently, zypper-docker works by applying an updated layer on top of an existing image. While this does work quite well, it separates the process of updating the base image and updating all of your derivative images (you need to re-download new packages for each derivative image). So, this project will be working on implementing something like git rebase for Docker images. There are several issues with this, mainly involving the fact that we are rebasing binaries and not source code, so merge conflicts will probably be quite messy. But it should be possible to implement some form of simple rebase method (which will essentially fall back to docker build in the worst case, which is what you were going to run anyway). By maximising the reuse of the existing image layers, it should be possible to reduce build times quite significantly.

Updated over 2 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

KDE bugzilla cleanup

an invention by scarabeus_iv

As detailed previously on devel and opensuse-factory the KDE team didn't have access to their bugs and could not actively subscribe. This is changed now by introduction of opensuse-kde-bugs@opensuse.org mailinglist.

Updated over 2 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Rewrite maintenance's dependency checkers in Python

an invention by leonardocf

We currently have a set of shell scripts that verify if patches can be properly installed on multiple combinations of base products, extensions and modules. These scripts are all written in shell and are annoying to maintain, as configuration and code is all mixed up. My objectives are: (a) to rewrite all the scripts in a single tool, in Python; (b) separate code and configuration, so that adding a new product/SP requires only editing a configuration file; and (c) make the checkers more flexible, allowing execution from the command line against specific repositories (use case: checking one single maintenance incident before submitting it to QAM).

Updated almost 2 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Use Relax-and-Recover (rear) as generic installer in the plain SUSE installation system

an invention by jsmeix

The basic idea is is to boot the plain SUSE installation system (inst-sys) but to not let it run YaST. Instead inst-sys runs Relax-and-Recover (rear) as generic installer that does the system installation.

Updated over 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Integrate ABRT to openSUSE

an invention by michalnowak

There were several attempts to integrate ABRT to openSUSE. In this Hack Week I'd like to: 1. review those attempts;

Updated over 2 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

Docker hacking

an invention by evshmarnev

  • learn how to code on golang
  • create a script for docker testing (bash or python)
Updated over 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Use jenkins as openQA UI

an invention by okurz

motivation

jenkins is a great CI system (continuous integration) with a plethora of plugins available. SUSE QA uses openQA extensively as it excels in distribution and product testing - not only image comparison (common misconception ;-) ). How about combining both in using jenkins with plugins to act as a UI for openQA?

Updated over 2 years ago. 11 hacker ♥️.

Microcorruption CTF

an invention by vitezslav_cizek

It's a CTF like game, where the goal is to unlock "lock" devices. Having access to a disassembled code you have to create an input that will unlock the device by exploiting a bug in its code.

Updated over 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Dove-eye (3D object tracking) improvement

an invention by mkoutny

See README for description of the Dove-eye project (poor man's Hawk-Eye). The main goal is to make 2D object tracking from a single camera more stable, so that it's reliable for 3D localization.

Updated almost 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Minimal Salt packaging

an invention by kwk

Challenge

The salt-minion client-side agent is still a bit hefty due to its dependencies and SUSE's strange Python packaging. Let's see how to create a minimal salt-minion packaging.

Updated over 2 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Git and rst practice

an invention by ktsamis

I want to use this hackweek to get some practice with git and rst and maybe more specifically, as a project, to set a blog written in rst and hosted in github.

Updated over 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Convert prix-carburant.gouv.fr opendata to Osmand POI database

an invention by cbosdonnat

French government provides a pretty up-to-date data set with the gas prices in France as open data. These data could be useful in the offline GPS application [Osmand][1] for drivers to find the cheapest nearby place to buy they gas.

Updated over 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

OBS notifications

an invention by k0da

Let third parties to get notifications about build failures without having maintainer rights

Updated over 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Static download endpoint for SUSE Manager

an invention by dmacvicar

The download end-point of Spacewalk/SUSE Manager resolves the packages from channels dynamically with a database query. With the integration of Salt into SUSE Manager we have the chance to rethink this.

Updated over 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

emulate firewalld interfaces for NM on SuSEfirewall2

an invention by lnussel

Networkmanager uses some simple dbus interfaces of firewalld to allow configuring a firewall zone for connections. FWZS offers similar features on top of SuSEfirewall2. I'd like to adjust fwzsd to provide the minimal interfacess NM needs to offer the firewall integration.

Updated over 2 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Add PIDs cgroup support to runC and Docker

an invention by cyphar

Currently, dealing with forkbombs and similar issues with Docker and runC is not very nice (you have to set a global limit for all Docker processes or you have to limit kernel memory which isn't very practical). I'm going to work on getting some [patches][2] merged into runC and Docker to enable PIDs support for Docker.

Updated over 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

fix printing in the Taipei office

an invention by lnussel

the Taipei office lacks automatic printer discovery so everyone has to download and install some weird "driver". That's not the Linux way of doing things. So set up a cups server and do proper printer announcements with that one.

Updated over 2 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

openSUSE/SUSE Developer Mentoring Program

an invention by hennevogel

Goal

  • Organize a general developer mentoring program
Updated over 2 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️.

Teach the users/* branch checker about kabi

an invention by michal-m

In the kernel repository, we have a script that checks users/* branches and does some basic checks on them. My plan is to teach this script to detect kabi changes.

Updated over 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Learn to create dovetails with a router.

an invention by cbosdonnat

Dovetails are nice to assemble wood pieces... but not that easy to do. The project is about creating a template to create dovetails with a router and of course create dovetails. I prepared all the maths before hackweek to plan my actions (and buy hardware). See this geogebra file for the details.

Updated almost 5 years ago. No love.

Mozilla Firefox profile selector

an invention by olh

Create a wrapper which receives the URL passed to the "firefox" binary, offers a list of available profiles, and finally runs Firefox with the selected profile and the given URL. https://github.com/olafhering/firefox-profile-selector

Updated almost 5 years ago. No love.

Setup Zuul & Gerrit & Jenkins & OBS infrastructure to test OpenStack upstream changes for rpm-packaging

an invention by tbechtold

OpenStack uses Zuul as a pipeline manager to test changes posted on gerrit. The rpm-packaging initiative (https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Rpm-packaging) needs to test proposed changes. So building packages with OBS for proposed changes is the goal of the project.

Updated over 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Factory dashboard

an invention by k0da

Fetch and display openQA status project group per project. Helpful when we have a combination like openSUSE:Factory and openSUSE:Factory:PowerPC

Updated almost 5 years ago. No love.

Implement external OBS api for better debugging

an invention by k0da

Hacking on OBS dashboard requires you to have a "real" data from staging projects. this is done by quering backend directly. So either you need to have a production db deployed or you have old broken data. Let's ask the real OBS for current staging status with external API.

Updated almost 5 years ago. No love.

Package NVIDIA Cuda for Power

an invention by k0da

So far CUDA driver for Tesla card is only available as Ubuntu deb. Try to find sources in it and create SLES12 rpm

Updated almost 5 years ago. No love.