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The following instructions describes the recommended workflow to contribute patch to Slicer code base.
It is assumed that you followed the New community member checklist, have a clone of https://github.com/Slicer/Slicer/ and have setup the development environment as described here.
Create an issue in the tracker. For example, see issue #1906
- For simple changes (e.g typo, ...), this step is optional.
Make sure your clone has a git remote. After forking Slicer repository, replace
jcfr with your git login.
git remote add jcfr firstname.lastname@example.org:jcfr/Slicer.git
Create a topic named
<issuer_number>-a-descriptive-topic-name. For example:
git checkout -b 1906-uninstall-extensions-on-restart
Fix the code or implement your feature, then commit your change(s)
- Make sure to read the Slicer Coding and Commit Style Guide
Publish the topic on your fork
git push jcfr 1906-uninstall-extensions-on-restart
Create a Pull Request and add a note to the issue with a link pointing to your topic. For example, see note 1906#c4578