How to donate code

Виталий Туровец corebug at
Wed Jul 18 09:53:22 UTC 2012

2012/7/18 Eitan Adler <lists at>:
> 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. :(

I already realize that :(

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

Okay, i'll rewrite this code under -current OS build and mail the
"unified diff" patch to -hackers list.
Thank you all people!

> --
> Eitan Adler


Vitaliy Turovets
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