best way of testing a program exists before using it?
nick at craig-wood.com
Wed Sep 13 07:31:22 CEST 2006
Tim Golden <tim.golden at viacom-outdoor.co.uk> wrote:
> OK, I've never sent in a patch before (blushes for shame
> as he thinks of all the years he's been using Python). Would
> you mind pointing me towards some doc or post which tells
> me where to look and what to do. Should I checkout svn and
> patch against that? Or what?
In brief :-
Make your changes - remember the docs and tests as well as the code
Test your changes
run "svn diff" and save the output to a file
Attach this diff to an entry in the bug tracker
Optionally post a note to python-dev about what you've done
Thats what I've done in the past anyway!
Nick Craig-Wood <nick at craig-wood.com> -- http://www.craig-wood.com/nick
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