[gdal-dev] Patch submission & development questions

Patrick Sunter patdevelop at gmail.com
Tue Nov 1 21:12:22 EDT 2011

Hi Dan et al,

in addition to the replies below, you might find the following GDAL
Wiki pages useful, I read them when starting to contribute some work
on the NetCDF driver:

These are linked from the front page of the GDAL Trac Wiki.

-- Patrick.

On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 4:58 AM, Mateusz Łoskot <mateusz at loskot.net> wrote:
> On 30 October 2011 17:24, Dan Homerick <danhomerick at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have a couple questions about the patch submission process. The main
>> one being, "What is it?"
> I know it this way:
> - You create a patch
> - You submit new ticket with your patch attached
> - Patch is commented in the ticket
> - Decision is made, patch accepted or rejected
>> I assume that patches are best submitted
>> through a Trac ticket. Should we post here for discussion before
>> opening a ticket, if the issue we'd like to patch doesn't have an
>> existing ticket open?
> IMHO, new ticket + discussion as comments to ticket.
>> Do most changes go through an "official" RFC
>> phase, or just the addition of larger features?
> "Significant changes to the main development version should be discussed
> on the gdal-dev list before you make them, and larger changes will
> require a RFC approved by the PSC."
> http://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/wiki/rfc3_commiters
>> There are a couple things I'd like to submit patches for.
> I would create new tickets, one per subject/patch, and discuss it there.
> Best regards,
> --
> Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
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