Google Summer of Code: Suggested Project ideas
The following are the Samba project ideas for Summer of Code. Of course you are free to come up with ideas not listed here. Please discuss the your planned project by either joining us on irc://irc.freenode.net/#samba-technical or by sending email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Most of our projects will require C programming skills, but the Samba section has a couple of Python projects.
Some additional possible GSoC topics can be found in Bugzilla in the form of bugs which are marked as "Feature request": here. Questions regarding complexity and requirements should be directed to the technical mailing list.
Linux Kernel CIFS/SMB2/SMB3 client improvements
Interested students should contact Steve French (or Jeff Layton) and discuss possible improvements to the Linux Kernel CIFS VFS client. Here are some ideas to get you started: