Bug 189701

Summary: Workflow for submitting patches is not documented on http://freebsd.org
Product: Documentation Reporter: gelraen.ua
Component: DocumentationAssignee: freebsd-doc (Nobody) <doc>
Status: Open ---    
Severity: Affects Only Me CC: emaste, rmm1.bob, smars
Priority: Normal    
Version: Latest   
Hardware: Any   
OS: Any   
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Description gelraen.ua 2014-05-12 11:30:00 UTC
http://freebsd.org is not really friendly to contributors. They have to figure out on their own that they should submit patches via creating PR in GNATS.

Ideally, there should be a page that describes what contributors need to do to have their patches considered for adding to base source code.
Comment 1 Eitan Adler freebsd_committer freebsd_triage 2018-05-28 19:47:21 UTC
batch change:

For bugs that match the following
-  Status Is In progress 
AND
- Untouched since 2018-01-01.
AND
- Affects Base System OR Documentation

DO:

Reset to open status.


Note:
I did a quick pass but if you are getting this email it might be worthwhile to double check to see if this bug ought to be closed.
Comment 2 smars 2020-09-22 04:10:51 UTC
Created attachment 218167 [details]
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Comment 3 Robert McIsaac 2021-04-27 17:51:45 UTC
Not sure if this is the best place to comment. I landed on this page because I am interested in adopting a few easy orphan ports ..for example, picocom.

There is documentation about the Problem Report Database, Bugzilla actually. And using a PR to submit a patch. The problem for me is to find which version of the code is to be patched and which Handbook link is correct.. I don't see a version number. And there are several repos - svn, github, and another machine running git.  The Ports included in Release 13.0 do not have ./git files