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 Tempest.


Contacting the Core Team

Please refer to the Patrole Core Team contacts.

New Feature Planning

If you want to propose a new feature please read Feature Proposal Process Patrole features are tracked on Storyboard.

Task Tracking

We track our tasks in Storyboard.

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 StoryBoard.

Getting Your Patch Merged

All changes proposed to the Patrole requires one Code-Review +2 votes from Patrole core reviewers before one of the core reviewers can approve patch by giving Workflow +1 vote. More detailed guidelines for reviewers are available at Reviewing Patrole Code.

Project Team Lead Duties

All common PTL duties are enumerated in the PTL guide.

The Release Process for QA is documented in QA Release Process.