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asked 2013-08-05 19:23:21 -0500

mat_pier gravatar image

updated 2015-09-01 10:25:23 -0500

I've been using OpenCV over the past 3+ years. I've been an enthusiastic user, now trying to be a contributor to the project.

I'm also an newbie on Git. I know how to clone, fork, commit, push code to Github from my PC, edit code on Github. I panic when I have to do complex stuff (I just google in that case).

I have the following questions after doing pull request to the OpenCV project.

  1. What do I do if pull requests shows that my code has certain warnings. Will that be fixed by the person by who is supposed to handle my pull request?
  2. What do I do if there are errors. How to make a new request after fixing errors?

I both cases, do I delete my old fork, make a new fork of project, make changes again, make sure that there are no errors and request a new pull?

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answered 2013-08-06 01:53:00 -0500

berak gravatar image

updated 2015-09-01 11:45:39 -0500

  • "Will that be fixed by the person by who is supposed to handle my pull request?"

    no, your job. but you'll probably get some suggestions

  • "do I delete my old fork ?"

    oh no, doing so will destroy all the history with it.just fix the problem, and update your fork(probably with -f option). the buildbot tests will be run automatically.

  • you want a separate branch for every problem you're trying to fix, look here

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answered 2013-08-05 21:38:09 -0500

According to the chart on that page, you will be ping by the PoD. So fix your errors and wait before resubmit that the PoD contacts you.

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Let me add to this that you should sometimes have a bit of patience before a PR gets redacted and a PoD or follow-up is assigned. Many of the core devs have not enough time for the moment or are busy with other stuff, so a delay of a week is not abnormal.

StevenPuttemans gravatar imageStevenPuttemans ( 2015-09-02 07:41:04 -0500 )edit

@StevenPuttemans I understand that during gsoc delay longer. Is it normal for this PR? I need a review about PR6664.

LBerger gravatar imageLBerger ( 2016-07-01 06:53:42 -0500 )edit

Hello @LBerger, I am afraid we will have to be patient. I have PRs open from similar commit moments that are still waiting for final approval. I am guessing with Intel buying up Itseez, that it will only take a bit longer now :D

StevenPuttemans gravatar imageStevenPuttemans ( 2016-07-01 06:59:29 -0500 )edit
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