How to donate code

Patrick Lamaiziere patfbsd at
Thu Jul 19 09:09:56 UTC 2012

Le Wed, 18 Jul 2012 12:53:00 +0300,
Виталий Туровец <corebug at> a écrit :


> > 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 :(

The secret is to not expect anything :)

> > 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.

I remember vaguely a thread on hacker@ about ifconfig and
netmask, you may want to check it :

(IPV4 non-CIDR netmasks are valid).

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