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From Hrishit Patel <hripat1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Introducing Myself + Infrastructure Module
Date Sun, 13 Jan 2013 14:01:43 GMT
Regina Henschel wrote:

> Hi Hrishit,
>
> Hrishit Patel schrieb:
>
>> Hello Dev Community,
>>
>> I am Hrishit. I've just joined this community.
>>
>
> welcome on board.


>
>> I am a student at IIT kanpur, India and looking forward to work with Open
>> Office.
>>
>> As, I am new to this, I've started with Volunteer Orientation and I am
>> done
>> with till Infrastructure Module.
>> I am good at C/C++ and would like to work with dev. (rather learn
>> something
>> for me :) )
>> So , what should be my next step as there are no giudelines for dev. in
>> Orientation program. As of now, I am starting with looking at source code
>> and Bugzilla.
>>
>
> Do you have already found an area, in which you are interested?
>
>
Not as yet.


>
> The next step is to get your own build. If you will implement something
> later on, you will write and test it locally, generate a patch, and append
> the patch to an issue in Bugzilla. An experienced developer will approve
> the patch and commit it to trunk.
>
>
But I have just started with building AOO and get back once I get some idea
about the whole system.


> On which OS do you work? Getting a build environment and building on
> Windows has a lot of steps. In any case, please don't hesitate to ask here.
>
>
I use Linux debian, though I am relatively new to Linux, I hope I'll mange
with it.


> There is a build guide on the Wiki, you have already seen it?
> http://wiki.openoffice.org/**wiki/Documentation/Building_**Guide_AOO<http://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/Building_Guide_AOO>
>
> If you prefer git, you can use git-svn. That is not described in the
> guide. Please ask here, if you need help on it.
>
>
> Kind regards
> Regina
>

Thanks for this, I am already feeling at home here.

cheers,
hrishit

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