[Phpmyadmin-devel] Bug Fix

Vaishak Prashanth vaishak.prashanth at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 16:21:41 CET 2015

Hello Marc

>Vaishak Prashanth a écrit :
>> Hello Mark.


>>>> Vaishak Prashanth a écrit :

>>>> Hello everyone !


>>>> I'm Vaishak, and I've recently started off in the open source community.

>>>> You can check out a couple of my projects at github/vaishakp9

>>>> They're not much, but they're open source nevertheless.

>>>> I've been an avid user of phpmyadmin for over a year now. I want to start

>>>> helping the community buy fixing bugs.


>>>> I've got a working knowledge of PHP, HTML, C, C++ and some JavaScript.


>>>> Could you please recommend a fairly easy bug for me to work on ?


>>> Hi Vaishak,

>> Is this intended to show us your skills for Google Summer of >Code?
>>>> And where do I start looking to fix said bug on the admittedly huge

>>>> codebase ?


>>>> Thanks a lot !


>>>> Cheers

>>>> Vaishak P




>>> --

>> Marc Delisle (phpMyAdmin)


>> Yes. This is intended to show my skills for Google Summer Of Code. But not

>> only for that. I wasn't very aware of open source projects ... I kept using

>> phpmyadmin ...


>> And then I heard about GSoC and attended a seminar, which is where I

>> realized I could actually contribute.


>> So. Yes. This would be for Google Summer of Code, but irrespective of
>> whether I get it or not... I want to contribute to phpmyadmin in a major
>> way.
>> Regards,

>> Vaishak

>well, fixing "a fairly easy bug" is probably not the best way to show
>your skills to the mentoring team. Please have a look at the bug tracker
>and/or the feature requests tracker, pick something that is unassigned
>and mention in the ticket that you are working on it.

>I suggest to pick some recent bug tickets or feature requests, as older
>ones may be out of date or more tricky to solve.

>Marc Delisle (phpMyAdmin)

I've decided to work on this :

I'll start immediately.

Any ideas as to where I can start looking in the codebase ?


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