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From Shaunak Kashyap <ycombina...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Newbie wanting to get involved with Giraph development
Date Fri, 11 Nov 2011 17:15:21 GMT
Thanks for the advice Claudio and Avery. I've read the
trunk/CODE_CONVENTIONS file and will submit my patch for review on
https://reviews.apache.org.

One more question:

Even though I have signed up for a JIRA account I am unable to assign
GIRAPH-63 to myself. Do I need to be added to the GIRAPH project by
someone before I can do that? Or do I just start work without
assigning this to myself?

Thanks,

Shaunak

On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 10:14 AM, Avery Ching <aching@apache.org> wrote:
> Claudio gave great advice.  The only thing I'd like to add is that you also
> might want to consider using reviewboard for throwing up patches
> (https://reviews.apache.org/) as it helps to get line-by-line comments and
> suggestions.  Definitely email the mailing lists if you have questions and
> have fun!
>
> Avery
>
> On 11/10/11 9:40 AM, Claudio Martella wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I don't know if there's anything such as an official Development
>> Process, I can share how I usually do when I contribute to ASF
>> projects.
>>
>> (1) Considering there's already an open issue (a ticket in the JIRA)
>> I'd download from SVN the  version to which the issue applies, I'd
>> write the fix, test it through unittests that come with the project
>> (and fix them if necessary) and create the patch (svn diff>
>> ISSUE.diff is the way I do) that I later attach it to the issue.
>>
>> (2) If there's not open issue yet about a bug or a feature missing, if
>> it's trivial (such as the one you've chosen) I'd write the patch as in
>> (1) and open the issue describing the problem by attaching the fix. If
>> it's not trivial I'd open the issue and wait for some contribution to
>> the discussion. Learn from the other issues you find on the JIRA.
>>
>> Make sure to follow CODE_CONVENTIONS file ( ;-) ).
>>
>> I'm expecting the experts to give more insights about the process.
>>
>> Hope this helps,
>> Claudio
>>
>> On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 5:56 PM, Shaunak Kashyap<ycombinator@gmail.com>
>>  wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I'm a newbie to Giraph and ASF projects in general. I would like to
>>> help with Giraph development and think I've found the perfect JIRA to
>>> start: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GIRAPH-63.
>>>
>>> Before I make any code changes, however, I'd like to know more about
>>> the development process of this project. What is a good place to start
>>> learning about this?
>>>
>>> Thank you,
>>>
>>> Shaunak
>>>
>>> --
>>> "Now the hardness of this world slowly grinds your dreams away /
>>> Makin' a fool's joke out of the promises we make" --- Bruce
>>> Springsteen, "Blood Brothers"
>>>
>>
>>
>
>



-- 
"Now the hardness of this world slowly grinds your dreams away /
Makin' a fool's joke out of the promises we make" --- Bruce
Springsteen, "Blood Brothers"

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