[drupal-devel] CVS contribution etiquette

Gerhard Killesreiter killesreiter at physik.uni-freiburg.de
Tue Sep 27 18:20:40 UTC 2005

On Tue, 27 Sep 2005, Steve Dondley wrote:

> I contribute small patches to Drupal core occasionally and to third
> party modules more frequently.  I have CVS access to the Drupal
> contributions, however, I tend to contribute via uploaded patch files
> and I'm wondering if I should be using CVS instead.  But I'm hesitant
> to make changes to someone else's module.
> So what are the rules and etiquette for contributing via CVS?  Should
> I just stick to uploading patch files?

Yes, unless you obtained permisssion from the maintainer to apply patches.
Even if you do apply the patches yourself, it makes sense to create an
issue first in case more people work on one module.


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