submitting a fix/patch

Jeremy Allison jra at
Fri Apr 1 18:25:52 UTC 2022

On Fri, Apr 01, 2022 at 09:23:28PM +0300, Michael Tokarev via samba-technical wrote:
>Samba wiki describes how to submit a patch to samba,
>and it shows gitlab way of doing things. Is it the
>only way? I mean, for small things like spelling
>fixes, one-liners, is it really necessary to create
>a gitlab account?
>I created a bug, ,
>with a patch in it, - should I create a gitlab account
>instead and send an MR as outlined in the wiki?

Yes please.

>I really hate creating accounts everywhere just for
>some small things. I already have 3 accounts on
>samba (wiki, bugzilla and mailman), - thought it
>will be enough, - but it was before I read the
>"contributing" page...

Sorry, I apologise. But gitlab is our preferred
patch evaluation environment. People work from
the merge queue there, so it really helps to
have everything available on one site.

Thanks so much for contribuiting, it is much
appreciated !

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