[Bf-committers] Bugfixing Help
theeth at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 23 17:02:15 CET 2008
--- Timothy Baldridge <tbaldridge at gmail.com> wrote:
> From the meeting notes, I noticed that Ton and the
> others aren't going
> to be helpig with the Tech Preview release. So I'm
> not sure who to
> send this letter to. I really would like to start
> helping with
> Blender's development, but I need a contact person.
There's often people hanging around in #blendercoders
on irc.freenode.net if you need quick answers to
questions, if it's more of a discussion you want to
start up, here or funboard is fine.
> I know C/C++,
> Python and OpenGL like the back of my hand, and have
> a good handle of
> the blender source, so that's not an issue, but I
> need to know where to start.
Usually, people either start by scratching a itch.
Fixing things or adding features that affects them
personally, or diving into a module that particularly
interest them (animation, mesh, nurbs, ...).
You can always contact the module owners (
) directly if you're more interested in a particular
section of the code.
> Of course I don't have SVN access, so I'd
> either need that,
> or need a place to send patches too, as well as I
> need someone to
> assign me a few tasks to look at.
You'll find the bug and patch tracker on pbo
(projects.blender.org), more particularly there:
> So can anyone give me a hand here, or am I just
> going to need to wait?
Lets not make you wait.
Was what I said enough or were you looking for a more
Always glad to help new devs.
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