Submission guidelines on

Projects may have their own policy. Please, refer ot the wiki of the project you're contributing too.

Submissions should be written in english.

Submitting a Bug

Before submitting a bug report here, please make sure:

  • you did the pre-requisited tests
  • you're addressing the bug report to the good project
  • the bug is not already submitted (check the bug list and the FAQ to see if it has not already been reported)

When filling a bug report, please give the following information with the description of your problem:

  • the way you've installed the software (eg. package, git)
  • your software version (eg. v1.0)

The simplest way to get information about versions is usually to run:

$ name_of_the_software --version

Please DON'T fill in the "Assigned to" field and keep the status as "New", let the developers deal with it.

Submitting a Security Vulnerability

If you think that you've found a security vulnerability, please report it by sending an email to: devteam(at)

Submitting a Feature Request

Before submitting a feature request here, please make sure:

  • fill the subject as a sum up of your description
  • fill the description as detailed as you can, don't hesitate to describe precisely how this feature should behave, try to add what benefits you're excepting from it
  • please DON'T fill the target version field: let the developers decide when integrate
  • please DON'T assign the feature request to anybody, let the developers deal with it

Submitting a Wiki improvement

When you edit a wiki page to improve its content, make sure that you fill the comment field with a descriptive summary of the changes you've made to the page. This way we'll be better able to "monitor" and "maintain" the quality of the actual wiki content.

Submitting a Patch

  • Changes should be submitted to the mailing list as a Git inlined patch series. If it's related to an issue, add this information to the mail series.
  • You should mention the branch/revision your patch is based on
  • Sign your patch (licence agreement) if it's intended to be merged by the maintainer
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