[Trilinos-Users] Patch submission process

John T. Foster jfoster at austin.utexas.edu
Fri Aug 26 14:38:20 EDT 2016

It would probably be useful for Trilinos to have a CONTRIBUTING.md file in
the repo to help others understand the expectations for submitting a pull
request. Here is one I created for Perdigm (a Trilinos-based project) for


Many major projects on Github have something similar.


On Fri, Aug 26, 2016 at 11:21 AM, Carlos Reyes <carlos at stellarscience.com>

> The standard method on GitHub to submit patches to a project is by using a
> pull request. General documentation on the subject can be found here:
> https://help.github.com/categories/collaborating-on-projects
> -using-issues-and-pull-requests/
> You can find a list of the pull requests for Trilinos awaiting processing
> here:
> https://github.com/trilinos/Trilinos/pulls
> Individual projects often have an additional set of requirements before
> they will consider incorporating the code patches contained in a pull
> request. I did not see a specific set of guidelines for Trilinos, but it
> won't hurt to familiarize yourself with the project policies:
> https://github.com/trilinos/Trilinos/wiki/POLICIES
> Carlos Reyes
> 1-505-206-1569 (mobile)
> On 08/25/2016 10:07 AM, Roberts, Nathan V. wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Before the transition to the GitHub repo, there was a documented process
>> for submitting patches.  A couple patches I submitted this way seem to have
>> gotten lost in the transition.  So, I'd like to resubmit these, as well as
>> a couple new ones.
>> Is the process for submitting patches to the GitHub repo documented
>> somewhere?
>> Thanks,
>> Nate
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