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Google Code-in 2013 Haiku

DriveSetup: Make DriveSetup window zoomable. Fix #6265 and #8672.

completed by: Freeman Lou

mentors: Siarzhuk Zharski, Gerasim Troeglazov

The goal of this task is the implementing correct solution to fix issue described in Haiku Trac as tickets #9906, #6265 and #8672. This is a coding task, for this task you will need to have a Haiku build environment setup, and be able to compile either Haiku or standalone DriveSetup project to fix the problem and check if your solution works. The basic knowledge of GIT SCM is also needed.


  • Install Haiku either on real hardware or in Virtual Machine (BTW, I can assist installing VirtualBox so it is obviously recommended by me);
  • Take familiar with the problems you should fix;
  • Get either the Haiku source tree or standlanoe DriveSetup project sources build it and find solution to fix the problems;
  • After completing this task, please provide us with the git-formatted patch implementing your fix.


Haiku Images (required developer tools are included)

Ticket "make DriveSetup window zoomable"

Ticket "[DriveSetup] Lacking a zoom button"

Standalone DriveSetup project at

Getting and building Haiku sources:

Varios Haiku development resources:

Haiku Coding Guidelines:


Good luck!