[haiku-development] Re: Developer looking for work?

  • From: Max Luebbe <max.luebbe@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 11:39:49 -0500

Welcome to the project!

Let us know if you need help using any of the tools you said you weren't
familiar with (Subversion, jam, etc)


Duane Ryan wrote:
> thanks much! I hope to be contributing soon :)
> On 8/16/07, Salvatore Benedetto <emitrax@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi Duane and welcome!
>> On 8/16/07, Duane Ryan <bailey.d.r@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> So, how can I help? You can contact me at this email address,
>>> bailey.d.r@xxxxxxxxxx
>> You can start by choosing an area you'd like to work on and start coding.
>> Better yet, you can have a look at the bugtrack http://dev.haiku-os.org/ and
>> try to fix some bugs.
>> Coding guidelines are very important in open source projects, especially
>> in this one! I struggled a bit at the beginning, Michael can confirm ;-) so
>> I suggest you to read the following carefully
>> http://haiku-os.org/documents/dev/haiku_coding_guidelines
>> Once you have made modification to the source, you can create a patch
>> by issuing the command "svn diff > mypatch.diff" , make sure to run svn
>> update first.
>> If you are new to svn I suggest you to read this
>> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.tour.cycle.html
>> Once the patch is done, you can email it to the right mailing list so an
>> Haiku dev
>> can review it and eventually commit it for you.
>> Regards
>> Salvo
>> --
>> Salvatore Benedetto (a.k.a. emitrax)
>> Student of Computer and Telecommunications Engineering
>> University of Messina (Italy)
>> www.messinalug.org

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