Documentation/4.1/Developers/Tutorials/ContributePatch

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For the latest Slicer developers documentation, visit the Nightly page.

The following instructions describes the recommended workflow to contribute patch to Slicer code base.

It is also assumed you followed the New community member checklist and have a clone of https://github.com/Slicer/Slicer/.


  • 1. Create an issue in the tracker. For example, see issue #1906
  • 2. Make sure your fork has a git remote. Replace jcfr with your git login.
git remote add jcfr git@github.com:jcfr/Slicer.git
  • 3. Create a topic named <issuer_number>-a-descriptive-topic-name. For example:
git checkout -b 1906-uninstall-extensions-on-restart
  • 4. Add a note to the issue with a link pointing to your topic. For example, see note 1906#c4578
  • 5. Send an email on the slicer-developers list pointing to the reported bug. Title of the email should start with [BUG <IssueNumber>] Title of the bug - <category>
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