How to donate code

Eitan Adler lists at
Wed Jul 18 00:00:14 UTC 2012

On 17 July 2012 02:16, Виталий Туровец <corebug at> wrote:
> Hello, colleagues!
> How would one propose some code to current branch?
> I've made a little change to ifconfig ( a switch to display IPv4
> network masks in CIDR format instead of HEX) and want to suggest this
> change to FreeBSD project.
> Also i've created a PR with my patch describing what is done and for
> what (, but
> maybe there's some other way to somehow push this code for review by
> FreeBSD developers?
> Thank you a lot and sorry for noobish question :)

The general advice is mail the patch to -hackers for review. If you
don't get a reply or if people like it, submit a PR so it doesn't get
lost. Be aware that the latency for some patches could be longer than
you expect. :(

FWIW "unified diff" format patches are much preferred. (diff -u)

Eitan Adler

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