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From "Randy Motluck" <randy.motl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Simple 'commiter' Question for a newbie
Date Wed, 08 Aug 2007 22:43:22 GMT
Thanks very much.

On 8/8/07, Alex Karasulu <akarasulu@apache.org> wrote:
>
> Hi Randy,
>
> I am glad to hear about your interest in ApacheDS and your wish to
> contribute.
> Let me answer some of your questions inline ...
>
> On 8/8/07, Randy Motluck <randy.motluck@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > So, I have never contributed / commited to any open source project.
> >
>
> No problem there's always a first time :).
>
>
>  I am looking to possibly make some additions to Apache DS.  I see that I
> > need to use my svn cilent to make a patch an submit that as a 'contributor'
> > to a 'commiter' that will review and submit the changes.
> >
>
> Yep.
>
>
>  My question is: Where does that get sent?  Does that go to a particular
> > mail address(individual), or to the dev list?
> >
>
> Well the best way to do this is to create a JIRA issue.  If you have a fix
> for a bug or a
> feature mark the issue respectively. Then just attach your patch to that
> issue.
>
> Although some emails get sent automatically to inform us of JIRA activity
> it might also be
> a good idea to post an email to this list with a link to your JIRA issue.
> Perhaps this might
> generate some good discussions around your concerns as well.
>
>
>
> > I did not see the last step anywhere -- or I missed it reading over the
> > general Apache stuff.  Perhaps its individual per Apache project?
> >
>
> That might very well be the case.  There is some variability there for
> each project.  However
> I think JIRA is a great interface for holding your contributions.
>
> HTH,
> Alex
>
>
>

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