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From Prasanth Mathialagan <prasanthmathiala...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Improving test cases
Date Wed, 16 May 2018 23:44:19 GMT
Thanks Norbert. This is really helpful!!

On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 4:16 AM, Norbert Kalmar <nkalmar@cloudera.com>

> Hi Prasanth,
> Great to hear, welcome to the community! :)
> Here is how I started: I forked Apache/ZooKeeper (
> https://github.com/apache/zookeeper) to my own github repository. You can
> make the changes on your own fork, for example on master. When you are
> done, you can create a pull request on github, you'll find the button for
> it when you are looking at your branch on the website.
> There is quite a few open issues:
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/projects/ZOOKEEPER/issues/
> You can also create new jira's. For starters, I would recommend some very
> basic change, if you don't find any in the already open jira's, just create
> one (fixing a test is a good start).
> Basically this is all you need to start.
> When you checkout ZooKeeper, you can run "ant eclipse" which will generate
> a .project file for you, you can also import it in idea. (If you haven't
> already)
> Unit tests run for an extended time due to mixing unit tests with
> integration tests (there is a plan to seperate them). So be vary.
> Once you create a pull request, we will review it (usually reviews come
> quite quick, but you can ping us here in the mailing list).
> A committer will need to commit your change. This could take more time due
> to various reasons (for example we are in the middle of a new release right
> now).
> Also, it is probably a good idea to also have the fix for older branches
> like 3.5 and 3.4, but usually 3.5 is compatible with master, and 3.4 is not
> always required. Just create the PR for master and we will have.
> I hope this helps!
> Regards,
> Norbert
> On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 5:20 AM Prasanth Mathialagan <
> prasanthmathialagan@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Greetings!!
> >
> > I have been working with Zookeeper for a while and I would love to know
> > more and contribute. I got good experience with distributed systems
> through
> > my Masters in Computer Science. I was thinking that I could improve the
> > test cases or add more tests so that I can understand ZK better but I
> don't
> > know where to start. It would be helpful if you guys can provide a
> starting
> > point. I am happy to fix long standing bugs as well.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Prasanth
> >

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