I'll add you as a contributor and assign 63 to you.  Go ahead and get
started.  Thanks for the contribution!

On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 9:15 AM, Shaunak Kashyap <ycombina...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the advice Claudio and Avery. I've read the
> trunk/CODE_CONVENTIONS file and will submit my patch for review on
> https://reviews.apache.org.
>
> One more question:
>
> Even though I have signed up for a JIRA account I am unable to assign
> GIRAPH-63 to myself. Do I need to be added to the GIRAPH project by
> someone before I can do that? Or do I just start work without
> assigning this to myself?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Shaunak
>
> On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 10:14 AM, Avery Ching <ach...@apache.org> wrote:
>> Claudio gave great advice.  The only thing I'd like to add is that you also
>> might want to consider using reviewboard for throwing up patches
>> (https://reviews.apache.org/) as it helps to get line-by-line comments and
>> suggestions.  Definitely email the mailing lists if you have questions and
>> have fun!
>>
>> Avery
>>
>> On 11/10/11 9:40 AM, Claudio Martella wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I don't know if there's anything such as an official Development
>>> Process, I can share how I usually do when I contribute to ASF
>>> projects.
>>>
>>> (1) Considering there's already an open issue (a ticket in the JIRA)
>>> I'd download from SVN the  version to which the issue applies, I'd
>>> write the fix, test it through unittests that come with the project
>>> (and fix them if necessary) and create the patch (svn diff>
>>> ISSUE.diff is the way I do) that I later attach it to the issue.
>>>
>>> (2) If there's not open issue yet about a bug or a feature missing, if
>>> it's trivial (such as the one you've chosen) I'd write the patch as in
>>> (1) and open the issue describing the problem by attaching the fix. If
>>> it's not trivial I'd open the issue and wait for some contribution to
>>> the discussion. Learn from the other issues you find on the JIRA.
>>>
>>> Make sure to follow CODE_CONVENTIONS file ( ;-) ).
>>>
>>> I'm expecting the experts to give more insights about the process.
>>>
>>> Hope this helps,
>>> Claudio
>>>
>>> On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 5:56 PM, Shaunak Kashyap<ycombina...@gmail.com>
>>>  wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I'm a newbie to Giraph and ASF projects in general. I would like to
>>>> help with Giraph development and think I've found the perfect JIRA to
>>>> start: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GIRAPH-63.
>>>>
>>>> Before I make any code changes, however, I'd like to know more about
>>>> the development process of this project. What is a good place to start
>>>> learning about this?
>>>>
>>>> Thank you,
>>>>
>>>> Shaunak
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> "Now the hardness of this world slowly grinds your dreams away /
>>>> Makin' a fool's joke out of the promises we make" --- Bruce
>>>> Springsteen, "Blood Brothers"
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
>
> --
> "Now the hardness of this world slowly grinds your dreams away /
> Makin' a fool's joke out of the promises we make" --- Bruce
> Springsteen, "Blood Brothers"
>

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