How to contribute to MonetDB

Ying Zhang Y.Zhang at
Mon Jan 4 22:35:02 CET 2016

> On Jan 04, 2016, at 11:33, Hannes Mühleisen <Hannes.Muehleisen at> wrote:
> Hi Jörg,
>> On 03 Jan 2016, at 16:37, Jörg Strebel <joerg.strebel at> wrote:
>> I find  MonetDB as a software product interesting and would be
>> interested in contributing to its development (and learning about
>> In-Memory databases in the process) .
> That’s great to hear!
>> The documentation for setting up the development environment and for
>> getting the source code is pretty good, but I am missing a process
>> description, how a volunteer can participate in the software
>> development process. E.g. how are bugs assigned,
> You could start by picking a bug, trying to fix it and then attach the patch to the bug description. We will have a a look at it for sure.

In addition, if you want to contribute code for feature extensions, you can just send your code to the mailing list.  We’ll review it and apply it if possible.

Thanks in advance for your interest in MonetDB!



>> submitted, what needs to be done besides code production?
> Writing test cases for bugs without them is also a nice way of getting started.
>> Is there a description of sorts?
> Don’t think so
> Best,
> Hannes
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