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authorRichard Purdie <>2010-05-14 03:17:54 (GMT)
committerRichard Purdie <>2010-05-14 03:17:54 (GMT)
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handbook: Add section to Poky manual about contributions and certificate of origin
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91 </itemizedlist> 91 </itemizedlist>
92</section> 92</section>
93 93
94<section id='resources-contributions'>
95 <title>Contributions</title>
97 <para>
98 Contributions to Poky are very welcome. Patches should be sent to the Poky mailing list along with a Signed-off-by: line in the same style as the Linux kernel. Adding this line signifies the developer has agreed to the Developer's Certificate of Origin 1.1:
99 </para>
101 <programlisting>
102 Developer's Certificate of Origin 1.1
104 By making a contribution to this project, I certify that:
106 (a) The contribution was created in whole or in part by me and I
107 have the right to submit it under the open source license
108 indicated in the file; or
110 (b) The contribution is based upon previous work that, to the best
111 of my knowledge, is covered under an appropriate open source
112 license and I have the right under that license to submit that
113 work with modifications, whether created in whole or in part
114 by me, under the same open source license (unless I am
115 permitted to submit under a different license), as indicated
116 in the file; or
118 (c) The contribution was provided directly to me by some other
119 person who certified (a), (b) or (c) and I have not modified
120 it.
122 (d) I understand and agree that this project and the contribution
123 are public and that a record of the contribution (including all
124 personal information I submit with it, including my sign-off) is
125 maintained indefinitely and may be redistributed consistent with
126 this project or the open source license(s) involved.
129 <para>
130 A Poky contributions tree (poky-contrib) exists for people to stage
131 contributions in, for regular contributors. If people desire such
132 access, please ask on the mailing list. Usually access will be given
133 to anyone with a proven track record of good patches.
134 </para>
94</appendix> 139</appendix>
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