Here's a list of tasks that are pretty helpful for contributors or developers to participate with.
In particular, for people interested in gaining a lot of experience, as some of these involve working across the tree and solving a variety of problems.
- Porting away from EAPI 5
- Finally killing games.eclass!
eutils.eclassinherits - shouldn't be needed now (replacement: depends on functions used. a lot are now built into EAPIs.)
multilib.eclassinherits - often not needed as it used to provide get_libdir, now part of EAPIs (replacement: depends on functions used. a lot are now built into EAPIs.)
pkgcheck scan -c InheritsCheck, but needs pmaint to generate metadata.)
- -fno-common and GCC 10 bugs
- Ensuring build systems (and init scripts) work with /bin/sh != bash