Re: [Gimp-developer] Procedure for new patches


On Sat, Oct 6, 2012 at 12:24 AM, Michael Natterer <mitch gimp org> wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-10-05 at 22:37 +0900, Jehan Pagès wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> First I guess a small presentation is in order as a new member to this
>> list: my name is Jehan. I am working with an animator, in the optic of
>> creating an animation. And we are using Gimp for this (see
>> for our newly set-up website).
>> As a consequence, I have been working on GIMP code lately, hoping to
>> fix issues that my animator or I would encounter, and to add new
>> features. For this, I have set up a public repository at
>> git:// (branch named
>> "girin").
>> I have also just created my 2 first GIMP tickets, one is a bug fix
>> (Bug 685557), the other a small feature (Bug 685559).
> Thanks and welcome to the party :)
>> As the HACKING file in the repo says "The best way to submit patches
>> is to publish your git repository and ask developers to git-fetch from
>> you.",
> Heh, does it really say that? I can imagine which of our git crazy
> hackers added this section. If you plan to keep a lot of patches
> around there, this is probably a good idea, for one or two it's
> total overkill :) we will see.

Eh! Anyway it is done now. And I will definitely have other patches. I
am already working on some interesting features (which I hope you will
find interesting to).

>>  I just wanted to be sure the procedure is the right one. Should
>> I rather make a new branch per fix/feature? Should I just give you the
>> commit hashes (as I did in these tickets) and you can pick just these
>> commits into the main repo? Do you actually prefer me to generate a
>> patch and attach it on the list or in a ticket?
>> Something else?
> All is fine so far, we will look at your patches. Thanks for
> contributing!

Cool. Thanks.


> --mitch

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