How to Join SkyEye Development
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SkyEye is a complex system software. The developer of SkyEye should know some principle of OS, compiler, debugger etc. If you decide to join the SkyEye project. You will get some help from the SkyEye guys. Also you will feel happy to contribute your time and energy to a useful tool for a lot of programmer.
Register a user on sourceforge.net webiste. And send your UNIX ID to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be added to SkyEye project on the website.
Join the Maillist: developer maillist here https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/skyeye-developer patch commit and review maillist here. https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/skyeye-patch
3.1 On Windows 3.1.1 git client You can download a git client for source code management. I recommend you can download the software Portable Git 1.7.4 Preview 20110204. You can get it from skyeye website at here:
3.1.2 Mingw environment and its shell Download the mingw development environment at skyeye website:
3.2 Linux You can select various distributions of linux. As I know, some developers use Ubuntu and others use OpenSuse as the development host. The following package should be installed on your development machine:
See [the chapter] in User Manual
- 6.1 Use git to make your patch
- 6.2 send your patch to maillist
- 6.3 More reference for patch sending and format
The option in .gitconfig corresponding to user name and email addr as the following:
[user] name = Michael.Kang email = email@example.com
In the your gitconfig file, you can add the following option to make gmail client to help you send the patch to the maillist.
[sendemail] smtpserver = smtp.gmail.com smtpuser = <user>@gmail.com smtppass = <password> smtpssl = true