GSoC 2018 Project: Improve startupitem code

Umesh Singla umeshksingla at
Wed Feb 14 11:11:56 UTC 2018

For any discussions on this project, we can follow this thread. I am cc'ing
dev list if anyone has any question or idea or extension to it.

> The first thing I would like you to do is to go through our current list
> of projects on Trac [0].
> >
> > Try adding/updating the descriptions for your projects or let me know.
> Remove anything which is outdated. As you probably know, you can also
> propose a new idea.
> >
> > Also, is there any project which you would like me to move up on the
> list? Currently, there are two projects on the list, "Improve startupitem
> code" and "Generating Portfiles" listing you as a potential mentor.
> I’d love to see the startup item code more closely mirror the capabilities
> of launchd :)

It would be able great to write some short hand in a portfile that builds
> an xml launchd plist.

That's good to know. I've moved this project up the list.

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