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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [classlib]volunteer to supply patches for old JIRAs
Date Wed, 13 Sep 2006 05:37:51 GMT
You might also consider creating a page on the wiki where you outline
this process, and record who is signing up for what...

geir


Tony Wu wrote:
> so helpful suggestion, thank you Nathan.
> According to Nathan's suggestion, I suggest we go ahead as below,
> 1. verify all the issues without patch, supply a patch if possible.
> 2. for the issues already has a patch, verify the reason why it was 
> ignored,
> and then
> a.write testcase if caused by lack of test.
> b.supply another patch if the patch is out of date.
> c.add comments to support it if the patch is ok.
> 
> 
> On 9/13/06, Nathan Beyer <nbeyer@kc.rr.com> wrote:
>>
>> Here are a few things that I think might help with getting through 
>> some of
>> the older outstanding issues, as well as new ones.
>>
>> * If an issue is old (over a month???), then verify that it's still an
>> issue
>> with the latest code and note this with a JIRA comment.
>> * Obviously posting patches is great, but patches without tests are 
>> almost
>> always ignored.
>> ** If you're posting an enhancement, post a patch that enhances the tests
>> and make sure they pass on an RI. (I always make sure the test passes on
>> the
>> RI before considering the patch.)
>> ** If you're posting a fix, post a patch that includes a regression test.
>> (I
>> always apply the test first, then run it to see it fail, then I look at
>> the
>> fix.)
>> * If there's a particular JIRA issue that you would like fixed and a 
>> patch
>> already exists, try applying the patch yourself, verify it and then add a
>> comment supporting the patch.
>>
>>
>> -Nathan
>>
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: Tony Wu [mailto:wuyuehao@gmail.com]
>> > Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2006 10:26 PM
>> > To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> > Subject: Re: [classlib]volunteer to supply patches for old JIRAs
>> >
>> > On 9/13/06, Spark Shen <smallsmallorgan@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > >
>> > > Tony Wu 写道:
>> > > > Hi all,
>> > > > I noticed there're many unresolved JIRAs posted so long time. I
>> > > > purpose to
>> > > > dive into and find whether it is in my range and try to supply a
>> patch
>> > > > if no
>> > > > one objects :)
>> > > > Is there anyone alse has interest and would like to work with me?
>> > > >
>> > > Hi,
>> > > It is interesting of your proposal. May I join in?
>> >
>> >
>> > Great! Welcome!
>> >
>> > I noticed that there are many categories of components. I suggest we
>> > > only deal with those components we are familier with.
>> > > Since there are so many unresolved JIRAs, will you start from the
>> > > beginning and I will start from the end. If someone else is
>> interested,
>> > > he/she may start from the middle. :-)
>> >
>> >
>> > good idea, I'll start to look in descendent order of jira sn.
>> >
>> >
>> > Best regards
>> > >
>> > > --
>> > > Spark Shen
>> > > China Software Development Lab, IBM
>> > >
>> > >
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>> > Tony Wu
>> > China Software Development Lab, IBM
>>
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