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From Daniel Ploeg <dpl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: The HowToContribute page
Date Mon, 24 May 2010 07:33:56 GMT
Ok, I've made some changes to the wiki. If someone could please review it
that would be great.

Jira item:

https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-2607


On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 10:46 AM, Todd Lipcon <todd@cloudera.com> wrote:

> Hey Daniel,
>
> Good points on all of the below - you're right that it's out of date. If
> you
> want to make a first pass at updating it, that would be a great help.
> Otherwise hopefully someone can get to updating the page this week.
>
> Regarding git, see http://git.apache.org/ -- we're just using those
> mirrors
> for our internal development. All patches eventually get committed to svn
> (which mirrors to git)
>
> -Todd
>
> On Sun, May 23, 2010 at 5:42 PM, Daniel Ploeg <dploeg@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I wanted to introduce myself for those who don't know who I am and make a
> > request to the more experienced members of the group. I've used HBase in
> > the
> > past before and, due to circumstances, I was prevented from contributing
> to
> > the codebase. Now that doesn't apply to me anymore I'd like to start
> making
> > some contributions (although I'm not actively working with HBase on a
> > current project). I have found, unfortunately, that the relevant howto
> page
> > on the wiki is quite out of date:
> >
> > http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/Hbase/HowToContribute
> >
> > Some issues that I see / things that I would like clarified include:
> > 1. The use of ant - from what I understand this is no longer the case as
> > maven has been introduced. As a result a number of the instructions are
> out
> > of date.
> > 2. Use of git - from what I gathered from trawling the hbase-dev list, a
> > git
> > repo is available. I'd prefer to use this approach as I think it is a
> > better
> > way to work (probably a number of you agree). I'd like to see a reference
> > to
> > the git repo here and perhaps some instructions on how to work with git
> in
> > the hbase context (might help others in the future adopt git rather than
> > svn).
> > 3. The recent introduction of the use of Review Board for reviewing work.
> >
> > I can create a jira task for this if you like, but I just wanted to kick
> it
> > around the group to see if there is anything else that should go on or
> any
> > opinions on the above. Although I could probably do the task myself, I'd
> > prefer if someone more experienced with the process would make the
> change.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Daniel Ploeg
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Todd Lipcon
> Software Engineer, Cloudera
>

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