So You Want to Contribute…¶
For general information on contributing to OpenStack, please check out the contributor guide to get started. It covers all the basics that are common to all OpenStack projects: the accounts you need, the basics of interacting with our Gerrit review system, how we communicate as a community, etc.
Below will cover the more project specific information you need to get started with nova.
Contacting the Core Team¶
The overall structure of the Nova team is documented on the wiki.
New Feature Planning¶
If you want to propose a new feature please read the Blueprints, Specs and Priorities page.
We track our tasks in Launchpad.
If you’re looking for some smaller, easier work item to pick up and get started on, search for the ‘low-hanging-fruit’ tag.
Reporting a Bug¶
You found an issue and want to make sure we are aware of it? You can do so on Launchpad. More info about Launchpad usage can be found on OpenStack docs page.
Getting Your Patch Merged¶
All changes proposed to the Nova requires two
Code-Review +2 votes from
Nova core reviewers before one of the core reviewers can approve patch by
Workflow +1 vote. More detailed guidelines for reviewers of Nova
patches are available at Code Review Guide for Nova.
Project Team Lead Duties¶
All common PTL duties are enumerated in the PTL guide.
For the Nova specific duties you can read the Nova PTL guide Chronological PTL guide