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howtocontribute [2015/04/18 18:34]
smarx007 [Contributing Patches] Fix broken link to git book
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dcvmoole [Contributing Patches] we prefer GitHub pull requests!
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|===== Contributing Patches =====||===== Contributing Patches =====|
|-||Patches are pieces of code that solve an existing issue. In fact, patches describe the changes between a before and after state. Patches will need to be created against the latest development version of [[http://git.minix3.org/?p=minix.git|MINIX3]] from Git and can be mailed to the [[http://groups.google.com/group/minix3|MINIX 3 Google Group]].||+||Patches are pieces of code that solve an existing issue. In fact, patches describe the changes between a before and after state. Patches will need to be created against the latest development version of [[http://git.minix3.org/?p=minix.git|MINIX3 from Git]] (or from the official [[https://github.com/Stichting-MINIX-Research-Foundation/minix|mirror on GitHub]]).|
|-||Also see DevelopersGuide/TrackingCurrent and [[http://git-scm.com/book/en/v2/Distributed-Git-Contributing-to-a-Project#Public-Project-over-E-Mail|Distributed Git - Contributing to a Project: Public Project over E-Mail]]||+||We prefer patches in the form of [[https://github.com/Stichting-MINIX-Research-Foundation/minix/pulls|pull requests on GitHub]]. If for some reason you are not able to create a GitHub pull request for your patch, you can send it to the [[http://groups.google.com/group/minix3|MINIX3 Google Group]] instead, but merging patches is a bit more work for us that way.|
|+||Also see the wiki page on [[DevelopersGuide:TrackingCurrent|tracking MINIX3-current]].|
|===== Contributing Packages =====||===== Contributing Packages =====|