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Sun Nov 6 14:48:47 2011 UTC (2 years, 5 months ago) by jmmv
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Define the per-project category and difficulty at the template level,
instead of manually tagging the project pages.  While doing this, prefix
the tags with "category:" and "difficulty:" to make them easier to
understand.

[[!template id=project

title="Port launchd"

contact="""
[tech-userlevel](mailto:tech-userlevel@NetBSD.org)
"""

mentors="""
[Christos Zoulas](mailto:christos@NetBSD.org)
"""

category="userland"
difficulty="medium"
duration="3 months"

description="""
[Launchd](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Launchd) is a MacOS/X utility that is used to start and control daemons similar to init(8), but much more powerful. There was an effort to port launchd to FreeBSD, but it seems to be [abandoned](http://wiki.freebsd.org/launchd). We should first investigate what happened to the FreeBSD effort to avoid duplicating work. The port is not trivial because launchd uses a lot of mach features.
"""
]]

[[!tag gsoc]]

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