Starting a Wiki for Syzkaller Bug Fixing Resources

Kurt Manucredo fuzzybritches0 at
Wed Apr 28 13:13:14 UTC 2021

On  Wed, 28 Apr 2021 04:50:18 +0800  Esme Xuan Lim <esmethedev at> wrote:
> Hi there,
> Having been on the bug fixing mentorship, I've been collating a bunch of
> resources that helped me as I was going. I've been thinking that there
> might be a big gap in resources in where interns might be looking and
> was keen on trying to put one together. Given the current conversation
> Greg has brought up about syzkaller bugs needing more attention, I
> figured this could help fix it if interns are the only ones available
> for this task.
> I think it'd help the kernel mentees current and future sink their teeth
> quicker into fixing bugs, and less into helping themselves learn what is
> needed. This appears to be a big gap that would really help if it were
> filled. Resources are heavily abundant for the Linux kernel, but a good
> level of curation and maintained resources could help with bug fixing.
> Resources look old, but are incredibly insightful. I would have skipped
> looking at these resources given my experience with more modern
> frameworks and toolkits (which is that it would be best to avoid
> outdated ones as APIs change very quickly - but this is not the case
> with the kernel)
> I've got links and things but I've been wondering if it made sense to
> build on the Kernel Mentees or to build a wiki (and host it) on
> something more modern like github.
> I'd love to hear suggestions for how best to go about this, and if
> anyone would like to contribute to it too.
I would love to contribute. I've started my blog on:

If any of these entries I made are helpful, I'd love to help you
incorporate them into your wiki. I'd also love to get feedback on these
entries. Count me in.

thanks and kind regards

Kurt Manucredo

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