Category:Fix a Bug (Pathway)
The contributor will: fix a bug by submitting a patch and updating the issue tracker. The contribution is: a patch for the bug and updated information in the issue tracker.
|Area||The contributor must be able to:|
Pathway Steps, Outcomes, & Learning Activities
Follow the project’s policies and practices to complete the steps below.
|Pathway Step||Step Outcome||Process Skills Focus||Related Learning Activities|
|1. Verify bug (see Verify a Bug (Pathway))||Bug reproduced|
|2. Claim issue on issue tracker||Issue tracker updated|
|3. Find the buggy code||Specific lines of code in program identified|
|4. Write and test code that attempts to solve the problem||Code written and tested for patch|
|5. Submit patch to the community following community norms.(If patch is rejected, go back to step 4.)||Patch submitted to community|
|6. Once accepted or abandoned verify that the issue is updated appropriately||Issue updated in issue tracker|
Notes for Learning Activities Related to this Pathway
When creating activities:
- Indicate the level of programming experience needed.
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