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Re: Is GNU Make Accepting New Contributions

From: Paul Smith
Subject: Re: Is GNU Make Accepting New Contributions
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2022 16:16:51 -0400
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On Wed, 2022-04-20 at 10:30 -0500, Noah Goldstein wrote:
> Is this project still accepting patches from new contributors? If so,
> what is the review process?
> I have my FSF agreement signed.

We do accept changes from anyone.  However, we do not accept all
changes.  Bug fixes are always welcome.  GNU make is a critical
infrastructure project with a LOT of portability issues, dependency
issues, etc. so not all ideas for improvements/new features will be

If you are planning on working on a larger change that may have
backward-compatibility, etc. implications it's best to discuss your
idea first, on the mailing list.

If you have a patch for a fix, you can email it (as an attachment
please) to the mailing list.

You can also file a bug (even if the change is not technically a bug
fix) then attach the patch to it on Savannah:


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