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Re: Possible Bug Fix/No Reply on Bugzilla


On Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 4:03 PM, Manuel López-Ibáñez
<> wrote:
> On 27/09/17 21:56, nick wrote:
>> Greetings All,
>> I commented here a few names ago,
>> Not
>> to be a annoyance but I have a school assignment and would like someone to
>> reply if it's
>> correct or something. I am assuming it's probably wrong but any comment
>> would be very
>> helpful before I sent in a patch to the patches list to get merged for the
>> fix.
>> Take care,
>> Nick
> Dear Nick,
> Long time ago, I was in your position as a newbie volunteer contributor.
> Please let me share some suggestions that I hope would help you to direct
> your efforts in the most useful and least frustrating way possible:
> * Nobody can reply to all comments in bugzilla, there are just too many.
> * People contributing to GCC are already very busy with their own projects,
> bugs, priorities. Unfortunately, there is very little time left for
> mentoring, in particular of sporadic contributors: You are more likely to
> get a reply if you are a frequent contributor. You have to be very
> self-motivated, because the start will be slow (I have more tips to share
> about how to overcome this phase if you are interested).

I would very much appreciate this information.

A number of years ago, now, I started trying to do something very
simple. Now I am here, because this is the most direct way to
accomplish what I was trying to do. When I type most questions I have
into Google I get no results, and when I ask them I receive no

I can not remember what I was originally trying to do.


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