The page has been migrated to http://docs.openindiana.org/dev/userland/#contributing-changes-back-to-oi-userland . Avoid touching this wiki page.
The hipster contribution process is trying to be as simple as possible, so people are not afraid of contributing. We are using Github for code hosting and pull requests for integrating contributions. We aim to have zero to very minimal level of bureaucracy.
The process consists of:
git logfor all source) by subscribing them to the issue.
oi-userland from your Github fork so you have a workspace locally in your development environment (which may be prepared according to instructions like these: Building in zones, How To Build illumos and Working on several bugs at once):
$ cd /code $ git clone https://github.com/MYLOGIN/oi-userland Cloning into 'oi-userland'... remote: Counting objects: 27718, done. remote: Compressing objects: 100% (16433/16433), done. remote: Total 27718 (delta 11206), reused 26899 (delta 10429) Receiving objects: 100% (27718/27718), 25.73 MiB | 3.38 MiB/s, done. Resolving deltas: 100% (11206/11206), done. Checking connectivity... done
The target directory (
/code/oi-userland in the example above) may exist but must be empty (non-existant is also okay). Apparently, the current user account must have write-rights to it.
git commit, using the issue number and description from (1) above as the commit message.
@openindiana.orgasking for a review if doing this for the first time or contributing some large changes. It is strongly advised to ask for review as other people might spot bugs you might oversee.