Originally Posted by tarun_nix
What's the roadmap to be a developer for Linux on Kernel/patch/update.
I heard one has to complete Linux Architecture Certs to be one.. for above.
do you suggest to have linux architect cert for to get job in Giant Cmpny...
Firstly there is no _roadmap_ WRT developing for Linux.
Just join the developers forum(s) and give it a go. As the Kernel is GPL and (FL)OSS
then do not expect payment for your additions. It WILL give you some serious street
cred in your chances for employment however.
The single hardest thing to do is create your own OS, next, probably a language and/or
compiler system. Developing an OS would give anyone serious street cred in the
computing world per-se.
Secondly the Linux community is just that; a community.
Everything that is developed under the guise of GPL is done for the love of it.
Some people become serious experts in a specific field that their exploits take them.
Some people add to these developers exploits and become testers, manual writers <- this
is also seriously difficult AND time consuming.
Some people are simply superb at finding the bugs that the developers miss, etc, etc...
If you have something to offer go for it, you will find satisfying and stimulating pleasure
from your escapades...
I have done loads of stuff over the years and still get pleasure from it/them...
(Hopefully the Moderators allow the pointer.)
Take a look here, (I am a member of it)...
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